1984 to 2018: The Evolution of the Olympics

Change is inevitable and it happens in every industry. Those that evolve with change often help lead the transformation and revolutionize their domain. In 2016 we began to enter the era of digital transformation in our industry and changes have begun to take place that are revolutionizing the way we consume, collect and deliver data The post 1984 to 2018: The Evolution of the Olympics appeared first on Radware Blog.
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2018 Winter Olympics

As the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang approaches, Radware’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Threat Research Center turn their attention to the large crowds and target-rich environments created by high-profile events once again. With over 1.07 million tickets available for 102 events over 16 days, spread out across two clusters and containing a total of The post 2018 Winter Olympics appeared first on Radware Blog.
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Bad Packets 2017 – A Year in Review

2017 has been another eventful year for denial-of-service attacks.  Radware’s ERT team has monitored a vast number of events, giving me ample opportunities to review and analyze attack patterns to gain further insight into trends and changes in the attack vector landscape. Here is some insight into what we have observed: IoT Botnets Attackers continue The post Bad Packets 2017 – A Year in Review appeared first on Radware Blog.
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Retail’s #1 Demographic This Holiday? Bots.

More than half of all internet traffic is bot-driven.  That means, if you have a website, you have experienced bots in one way or another. Bots are automated software that interacts with your website for a number of different reasons, both in a legitimate and illegitimate way. In general, there are two different types of The post Retail’s #1 Demographic This Holiday? Bots. appeared first on Radware Blog.
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The Growth of DDoS-as-a-Service: Stresser Services

The growth of DDoS-as-a-Service has resulted in a wide array of powerful and affordable DDoS services available to the public. Since the beginning of 2016, Radware’s ERT Research division has been monitoring a number of services available on both the clear and the darknet. These off-the-shelf attack services have been used to launch attacks on The post The Growth of DDoS-as-a-Service: Stresser Services appeared first on Radware Blog.
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The Evolution of the Dark Web

Darknet markets are nothing new but they have grown considerably in popularity since the highly publicized take down of the Silk Road marketplace in October of 2013. Since then users around the world have flocked to these sites in search of drugs and other illicit services. Due to the high demand and availability for these The post The Evolution of the Dark Web appeared first on Radware Blog.
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SMB Vulnerabilities – WannaCry, Adylkuzz and SambaCry

Last month on Friday, May 12th a global incident related to a ransomware variant named WannaCry broke out, targeting computers around the world. Everything from personal computers to corporate and university networks were affected by this campaign. The campaign spread across networks leveraging a recently disclosed vulnerability in Microsoft SMB service. On March 14th 2017, The post SMB Vulnerabilities – WannaCry, Adylkuzz and SambaCry appeared first on Radware Blog.
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