DDoS Threats & Security Attacks: DDoS Reports & Cyber Security Threats

New cyber security attacks and DDoS threats are lurking in the shadows everyday.
Read the latest information and stay head of these vulnerabilities with updated DDoS reports and cyber security threat reports from Radware's Emergency Response Team (ERT).

DNS Hijacking Targets Brazilian Banks

The Radware Threat Research Center has identified a hijacking campaign aimed at Brazilian bank customers via their IoT devices and is attempting to gain their bank credentials.

August 9, 2018 03:00 PM Threat Alert

Micropsia Malware - The Gov’t Spy

Since June 2018, the Radware Threat Research team has monitored an ongoing APT against the Palestinian authority, featuring an updated version of the Micropsia malware with an advanced surveillance toolkit.

July 24, 2018 03:00 PM

Satori IoT Botnet Variant

On June 15, Radware’s deception network detected an upsurge of malicious activity scanning and infecting a variety of IoT devices to take advantage of recently discovered device exploits.

June 18, 2018 03:00 PM Threat Alert

2018 FIFA World Cup

Cybercriminals and hacktivist are getting ready to disrupt the digital experience during 2018 FIFA World Cup™*. Russian authorities, sponsors, service providers, and even stadium networks, are expected to be targeted throughout the months of June and July via a variety of methods for both personal gain and cyber-vandalism.

June 6, 2018 03:00 PM Threat Alert

AnonPlus Italia – Drupalgeddon

Radware’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) has been following AnonPlus Italia, an Anonymous group that has engaged in digital protests throughout April and May. The Anonymous affiliated group has executed numerous web defacements to protest war, religion, politics and financial power while spreading a message about their social network by abusing the content management systems (CMS) of websites that have not been updated to protect against exploits.

May 29, 2018 03:00 PM Threat Alert

Masked Amplified DDoS

Security researchers have observed a new evasion technique - source port obfuscation - used for conducting denial-of-service attacks. It delivers amplified payloads through nonstandard ports.

May 16, 2018 03:00 PM Threat Alert

Nigelthorn Malware

On May 3, 2018, Radware’s malware protection service detected a zero-day malware threat at one of its customers, a global manufacturing firm, by using machine-learning algorithms. This malware campaign is propagating via socially-engineered links on Facebook and is infecting users by abusing a Google Chrome extension (the ‘Nigelify’ application) that performs credential theft, cryptomining, click fraud and more.

May 9, 2018 03:00 PM

GPON Home Routers – The Next Botnet?

Security researchers at vpnMentor recently conducted an assessment on a number of Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) routers. The researchers found two exploits that could impact over one million devices and allow an attacker the ability to execute code remotely on a device. GPON is a type of Passive Optical Network (PON) used to provide fiber connections.

May 3, 2018 03:00 PM Threat Alert

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