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How to Choose the Right DDoS Solution

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Radware Threat Researchers Live: Ep.14

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In the latest episode of Radware Threat Researchers Live, Pascal Geenens and Daniel Smith discuss the following: . The Return of REvil. Ransom Denial-of-Service Campaigns. Mēris Botnet. LockBit reaching for Mēris. DownThem & Ampnode operators sentencing. Dark.IoT Updates. OMIGOD! Vulnerabilities & Exploits. UDP Technology Vulnerabilities & Exploits. Dark.IoT Exploits. Vulnerabilities & Exploits on the Horizon Watch […]

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Top 6 Questions to Ask When Selecting SSL Protection Solutions

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Today, 99% of internet traffic is encrypted. With recent GDPR regulations, organizations are forced to use HTTPS making encrypted communication the default method. While traffic encryption is important for maintaining security and user privacy, it also opens the door to a new generation of aggressive DDoS attacks that can require up to 15 times more resources […]

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A Three-Episode DDoS Ransom Attack Prologue

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DDoS attacks are becoming a part of ransom attacks. Instead of infiltrating secure organizational assets, attackers are launching devastating DDoS attacks to demonstrate their capabilities and demand ransom money. Understanding the ransom DDoS threat is essential to building an effective mitigation plan. Our story begins in August of 2020, and continues for over a year […]

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How DDoS Attacks Are Different for Service Providers

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Service providers – Enabling Services In the hectic digital race service providers are associated with many roles, consulting, communications, storage, processing, hosting, broadband, streaming and more but the essence of service providers is very simple – enabling services. To do so, evolution and revolution are done simultaneously, evolution by shifting to cloud environments and the […]

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An Overview of DDoS Attacks in Q2 of 2021

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Unsurprisingly gaming and telecommunication industries experienced the largest attack volumes in Q2. We saw a rise in burst attacks and were introduced to new threat actors and hacktivist groups rising from the shadows.­ The bottom line is cybercriminals are becoming more brazen in their attacks and ransoms. No industry is immune to a cyberattack but […]

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Government Faces Massive DDoS Attacks Following Protests

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Earlier this year, in a country populated with over 50 million people, a series of protests began due to higher taxes, corruption and a healthcare reform proposed by the government. Although the government authorities had anticipated the protests would be widespread, no one suspected that a massive cyberattack would be launched on multiple assets of the government’s […]

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DDoS Attacks Against Financial Institutes Resurge in June 2021

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According to the latest report published by Radware’s Threat Research team, Q1 of 2021 saw an increase in volume of DDoS attacks by 30%. Beyond the sheer volume, technology evolution brings new means of DDoS attacks. The attack techniques are becoming more sophisticated, and the volumes increase. For cyber attackers, no business is too big […]

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Are Decade-Old DoS Tools Still Relevant in 2021?

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Surprisingly, the answer is yes. After Anonymous fell apart in 2016, the threat landscape shifted rapidly. The once mainstream group of organized Denial of Service (DoS) attacks with simple GUI-based tools were no more; as the era of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and DDoS-as-a-Service began to take shape under the power of new […]