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).

ADB Miner: A New Botnet Surfaces

Radware’s Emergency Response Team has been monitoring the emergence of a new botnet this week. The ADB.miner malware takes advantage of Android-based devices that expose debug capabilities to the Internet.

February 5, 2018 02:00 PM Threat Alert

JenX: A New Botnet Threatening All

A new botnet, dubbed JenX, has begun recruiting IoT devices. The botnet is being marketed over the Internet and offers up to 300Gbps attacks for as little as $20. It uses hosted servers to find and infect IoT devices leveraging one of two known vulnerabilities that have become popular in IoT botnets recently.

January 31, 2018 02:00 PM Threat Alert

2018 Winter Olympics

As the 2018 Winter Olympics approaches, Radware ERT Threat Research team turns its attention to the crowds and the target rich environments created by high profile sporting events. With over one million tickets for sale, this event will bring large crowds that will demand connectivity and are expected to consume record-breaking volumes. This enormous demand for connectivity and technology will also pose a security risk for Olympic organizers, partners, sponsors, suppliers, service providers and attendees.

January 29, 2018 02:00 PM Threat Alert

OpCatalunya: Phase 4

Anonymous plans to officially launch phase 4 of Operation Catalunya in support of Catalan independence, at 8pm Central European Time on Thursday, December 21st.

December 20, 2017 02:00 PM Threat Alert

FCC Targeted For Net Neutrality Repeal

Following the United States Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) decision to repeal net neutrality, Anonymous has mobilized a digital protest aimed at the FCC, Internet service providers (ISPs) and those that lobby for the repeal of net neutrality.

December 18, 2017 02:00 PM Threat Alert

OpKillingBay OpWhales

With a new whale hunting season comes a new wave of attacks by environmental and animal rights hacktivist communities within the Anonymous collective. Several operations are currently being run in parallel - OpKillingBay, OpKillingBay Eu, OpWhales and OpSeaWorld.

December 13, 2017 02:00 PM Threat Alert

OpUSA - OpIsrael

Following this announcement anti-American and anti-Israeli groups under the Anonymous collective umbrella declared that they would be launching attacks against any and all websites deemed to be Israeli and in addition to the United States government. These Anonymous groups are calling for hacktivists around the world to join forces and urges participants to hack, deface, dox, hijack, leak and DDoS any target in Israel and websites associated with the US government. In previous years, Israel has seen moderate attacks launched against its networks and infrastructure, resulting in defacements of unsecured websites of small- and medium-sized businesses.

December 11, 2017 02:00 PM Threat Alert

Fancy Bear DDoS for Ransom

Over the last week, Radware’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) has been tracking an emerging ransom denial-of-service (RDoS) campaign from a group identifying itself as Fancy Bear. The group has been distributing extortion emails to payment processing vendors in multiple locations across the globe.

November 12, 2017 02:00 PM Threat Alert

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