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Ad Fraud 101: How Cybercriminals Profit from Clicks

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Fraud is and always will be a cornerstone of the cybercrime community. The associated economic gains provide substantial motivation for today’s malicious actors, which is reflected in the rampant use of identity and financial theft, and ad fraud. Fraud is, without question, big business. You don’t have to look far to find websites, on both […]

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10 Most Popular Blogs of 2018

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Between large scale cyberattacks, the implementation of GDPR and increasing popularity of smart home technologies (and their associated vulnerabilities), we had a lot to write about this year. Of the hundreds of blogs we published in 2018, several floated to the top in terms of readership. Below, we recap the ten most popular blogs of […]

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2018 In Review: Schools Under Attack

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As adoption of education technologies expanded in 2018, school networks were increasingly targeted by ransomware, data theft and denial of service attacks; the FBI even issued an alert warning this September as schools reconvened after summer break. Every school year, new students join schools’ networks, increasing its risk of exposure. Combined with the growing complexity of […]

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Top 6 Threat Discoveries of 2018

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Over the course of 2018, Radware’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) identified several cyberattacks and security threats across the globe. Below is a round-up of our top discoveries from the past year. For more detailed information on each attack, please visit DDoS Warriors. DemonBot Radware’s Threat Research Center has been monitoring and tracking a malicious agent […]

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Cybersecurity as a Selling Point: Retailers Take Note

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UK-based retailers were no strangers to data breaches in 2018. In June, Dixons Carphone announced a breach of 5.9 million customer bank card details and 1.2 million personal data records, and the following month, Fortnum & Mason likewise warned customers that their data had been exposed. In fact, since GDPR took effect in May, more […]

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2018 In Review: Healthcare Under Attack

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Radware’s ERT and Threat Research Center monitored an immense number of events over the last year, giving us a chance to review and analyze attack patterns to gain further insight into today’s trends and changes in the attack landscape. Here are some insights into what we have observed over the last year. Healthcare Under Attack […]

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2019 Predictions: Will Cyber Serenity Soon Be a Thing of the Past?

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In 2018 the threat landscape evolved at a breakneck pace, from predominantly DDoS and ransom attacks (in 2016 and 2017, respectively), to automated attacks. We saw sensational attacks on APIs, the ability to leverage weaponized Artificial Intelligence, and growth in side-channel and proxy-based attacks. And by the looks of it, 2019 will be an extension […]

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The End of the Telephone

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Telephones have come a long way in their short lives, evolving from a simple transmitter and receiver to today’s ubiquitous smartphones. But as technologies continue to consolidate and automation takes over, what are we going to do at the end of the telephone? And what are the security implications of that? Imagine a world where […]