Online Security Concerns Split UK Black Friday Shoppers

Online Security Concerns Split UK Black Friday Shoppers

Shopping online on Black Friday Weekend can be a great way of getting the best deal as retailers slash prices across their range. But as security risks mount and hackers continue to target consumers’ personal data, could shoppers turn their backs on online stores and return to more traditional, secure ... Read More
The Million-Dollar Question of Cyber-Risk: Invest Now or Pay Later?

The Million-Dollar Question of Cyber-Risk: Invest Now or Pay Later?

Cybersecurity is often an afterthought. Executives are quick to focus on the endgame benefits of customer-centric strategies, digital transformation, mobility, IoT and cloud computing, yet cybersecurity often falls by the wayside compared to these strategic initiatives. In fact, many executives view cybersecurity strictly as a cost center. This cost-savings, bolt-on ... Read More
DNS: Strengthening the Weakest Link

DNS: Strengthening the Weakest Link

One in three organizations hit by DDoS attacks experienced an attack against their DNS server. Why is DNS such an attractive target? What are the challenges associated with keeping it secure? What attack vectors represent the worse of the worst when it comes to DNS assaults? Based on research from ... Read More
The Executive Guide to Demystify Cybersecurity

The Executive Guide to Demystify Cybersecurity

WHAT DO BANKS AND CYBERSECURITY HAVE IN COMMON? EVERYTHING The world we live in can be a dangerous place, both physically and digitally. Our growing reliance on the Internet, technology and digitalization only makes our dependence on technology more perilous. As an executive, you’re facing pressure both internally (from customers ... Read More
Nigelthorn Malware Abuses Chrome Extensions to Cryptomine and Steal Data

Nigelthorn Malware Abuses Chrome Extensions to Cryptomine and Steal Data

Individual research contributed by Adi Raff and Yuval Shapira. On May 3, 2018, Radware’s malware protection service detected a zero-day malware threat at one of its customers, a global manufacturing firm, by using machine-learning algorithms. This malware campaign is propagating via socially-engineered links on Facebook and is infecting users by ... Read More
The Mikrotik RouterOS-Based Botnet

The Mikrotik RouterOS-Based Botnet

A newly discovered botnet targets TCP port 8291 and vulnerable Mikrotik RouterOS-based devices. MikroTik, a Latvian hardware manufacturer, products are used around the world and are now a target of a new propagating botnet exploiting vulnerabilities in their RouterOS operating system, allowing attackers to remotely execute code on the device ... Read More
A Quick History of IoT Botnets

A Quick History of IoT Botnets

The Internet of Things (IoT) describes a world where just about anything is an Internet-enabled device. IoT is comprised of smart physical objects such as vehicles and buildings or embedded devices such as refrigerators, toasters and routers. These devices feature sensors and an IP address for Internet connectivity, enabling these ... Read More
New Satori Botnet Variant Enslaves Thousands of Dasan WiFi Routers

New Satori Botnet Variant Enslaves Thousands of Dasan WiFi Routers

Overview On February 8th, 2018, Radware’s Deception Network detected a significant increase in malicious activity over port 8080. Further investigation uncovered a new variant of the Satori botnet capable of aggressive scanning and exploitation of CVE-2017-18046 – Dasan Unauthenticated Remote Code Execution. Referred to as “Satori.Dasan,” it’s been rapidly expanding ... Read More
Taking Stock of Application-Layer Security Threats

Taking Stock of Application-Layer Security Threats

The financial services industry is, by its very nature, inherently risk adverse. The sheer volume of transactional data moving through networks can be staggering and protecting that data from cyberthreats is strategically and fiscally critical. To understand how financial service executives keep their most prized applications secure, Radware surveyed over ... Read More
Retail & Web Application Security: What Application-Layer Security Threats Are in Store for Retailers

Retail & Web Application Security: What Application-Layer Security Threats Are in Store for Retailers

The retail industry is undergoing a transformative period as the “empowered” consumer, driven by technological advances and breakthroughs, impacts how retailers market, communicate and sell. Retailers continue to erode the barrier to purchase via a myriad of new technologies, such as mobile apps, social media transactions and AI that converse ... Read More
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