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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 […]

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Organized Crime and How it Can Digitally Affect Your Business

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In a post-pandemic world riddled with digital attacks and a hyper-partisan political landscape, access to accurate and vetted intelligence is like finding a needle in a haystack. But intelligence is a critical resource in the fight to stay current with threat actors. In a world so dependent on staying connected, as a network defender, you need to understand actors’ motivations and know their tactics, techniques and procedures they leverage in order […]

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Behavioral Analytics: How to Secure User Experience under a DDoS Attack

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Imagine the following scenario. Following the Covid-19 outbreak, a local government website became the reliable central hub to communicate governmental information to its citizens. The information might vary from instructions for making an appointment to get vaccinated while under lockdown. One evening, on the nine o’clock news, the news anchor states that thousands of vaccines […]

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An Overview of DDoS Attacks in Q1

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Cyber-extortionists are no joke; last year, a hefty ransom DDoS campaign aimed at the finance industry was deployed. These cybercriminals circled back to earlier victims who did not pay at an even more aggressive rate than their first collection attempt, which ended up lasting through the first half of Q1 of 2021. Other industries like […]

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A Look at Digital Attacks on Gaming Resources During the Pandemic

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Throughout the last year of the pandemic, we have seen increases in the volume of attacks targeting gaming companies and the number of attacks targeting players and content streamers. But this should come as no surprise. As a result of COVID, the gaming industry’s userbase has grown substantially, leading to more significant opportunities for criminals. […]

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The Most Important Question to Ask Security Vendors Before Hiring Them

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Your customer’s digital experience should never be compromised when under a DDoS attack. When discussing security solutions with Chief Security Officers (CSOs), one of the most frequent concerns is the false positives rate. A false positive is a mislabeled security alert indicating a threat in the absence of one. Regardless of the benefits security solutions […]

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Here’s How One Airline Upgraded Its Security in the Cloud

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Founded over 70 years ago, this airline is now one of the largest in South America.Business started with domestic flights but has since expanded to an array of international destinations with service to cities across the United States, Canada and Latin America. The airline conducts the majority of its business via its e-commerce website and […]

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Mitigating Low-and-Slow Attacks On Applications and APIs

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“Low-and-slow” may sound like an outdated topic, but it is still very, relevant and timely. 65% of organizations suffered low-and-slow attacks in 2020, 30% of them monthly. So let’s give this the five minutes it deserves! When an attacker wants to bring an application down, the easiest way is to launch a massive amount of […]

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Radware Threat Researchers Live: Episode 8

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In the latest episode of Radware Threat Researchers Live, Pascal Geenens and Daniel Smith take a deep dive into today’s cyber threat landscape, including DDoS amplification vectors, the most attacked verticals,takedowns and door service, software supply chain attacks and more. Watch the clip below! [embedded content] Download Radware’s DDoS Response Guide to learn more. Download Now […]

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Digital Threat Actors: Organized Criminals

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Whenever there is an opportunity or a racket to run, organized criminals will naturally appear. And appear they have over the last decade. As more people and devices become connected in the wake of the digital transformation, more opportunities to profit emerge. The sad reality is that crime always has and always will pay. In […]