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).

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

Patriotic Hacktivism

Hacktivists have increased their activities in recent months, expressing social and political agendas via cyber-protests. These uproars have now taken to the digital world where hacktivists are using defacements, injections and denial-of-service attacks. In addition to just spreading their message, organized groups also engage in influential operations as an attempt to not only control the political message, but the leadership itself.


April 23, 2018 03:00 PM Threat Alert

Stresspaint Malware Targeting Facebook Credentials

On April 12, 2018, Radware’s threat research group detected malicious activity via internal feeds of a group collecting user credentials and payment methods from Facebook users across the globe.


April 17, 2018 03:00 PM

OpIsrael 2018

OpIsrael is a yearly campaign created by Anonymous in 2012 with the stated goal of “erasing Israel from the internet” in protest against the Israeli government’s conduct in the Israli-Palestinian conflict. Ideology, politics and religious differences are at the core of this operation.


April 4, 2018 03:00 PM Threat Alert

Drupalgeddon 2

Last week Drupal announced a critical vulnerability affecting Drupal version 7 and 8. Drupal is an open source content management software (CMS) written in PHP with almost a million users worldwide.


April 3, 2018 03:00 PM Threat Alert

Top 9 DDoS Threats Your Organization Must Be Prepared For

DNS Water Torture attacks, SSL floods, ransom DoS assaults, Advanced Persistent DoS and application flood attacks – all are happening today. Is your organization prepared to detect and mitigate these threats? Is your organization a “botnet” killer?


April 2, 2018 03:00 PM

The Mikrotik RouterOS-Based Botnet

A newly discovered botnet targets TCP port 8291 and vulnerable Mikrotik RouterOS-based devices. MikroTik, a Latvian hardware manufacturer, products are used around the world and are now a target of a new propagating botnet exploiting vulnerabilities in their RouterOS operating system, allowing attackers to remotely execute code on the device. Such devices have been making unaccounted outbound winbox connections.


March 26, 2018 03:00 PM Threat Alert

Putinstresser

Putinstresser.eu is a recent DDoS-as-a-Service tool and is one of the newest additions to the growing array of low-priced services commonly known as ‘booter’ or ‘stresser’ services. The site illustrates the ease of access these services have reached. It provides different payment options, discovery tools, customer support and a variety of attack vectors for a wide range of customers.


March 18, 2018 03:00 PM Threat Alert

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