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 with a high success rate. The post New Satori Botnet Variant Enslaves Thousands of Dasan WiFi Routers appeared first on Radware Blog.
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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 600 chief information security officers The post Taking Stock of Application-Layer Security Threats appeared first on Radware Blog.
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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 with consumers. They leverage AI The post Retail & Web Application Security: What Application-Layer Security Threats Are in Store for Retailers appeared first on Radware Blog.
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The Healthcare / Cyber-Security Connection

One of the businesses in the spotlight lately when it comes to cyber-attacks is healthcare – in fact, 46% of healthcare organizations experienced a data breach. The data associated with this industry is extremely sensitive and highly regulated, and also actively sought by hackers. It has even gotten to the point where we need to The post The Healthcare / Cyber-Security Connection appeared first on Radware Blog.
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Ransomware, Automation, and IoT Bots, Oh My!

Happy New Year to all our readers! In 2017, we conducted several studies and wrote several reports on the state of cyber security.  Let’s take a look at how 2017 shaped up: How Lucrative is Confidential Data? Prime Bounty for Hackers, Top Concern for Businesses Radware’s annual Global Application & Network Security Report combines a The post Ransomware, Automation, and IoT Bots, Oh My! appeared first on Radware Blog.
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2017 in Review: Your Favorite Posts

Another year has come and gone, full of all sorts of new cyber-attacks and vulnerabilities. Which subjects did our readers find the most fascinating this year? Privacy, open-source tools, and a new botnet threat called Reaper were just a few. Below are the top 10 posts that you kept coming back to: SMB Vulnerabilities – The post 2017 in Review: Your Favorite Posts appeared first on Radware Blog.
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Healthcare & Web Application Security: A Prescriptive Look at Application-Layer Security Risks

The healthcare sector consists of a wide number of segments: payers, such as insurance companies; providers such as hospitals and doctors; and manufacturers, both pharmaceutical as well as medical device and equipment. Because the industry deals with quality of life issues across the spectrum, access to real-time data, especially sensitive data such as patient records, The post Healthcare & Web Application Security: A Prescriptive Look at Application-Layer Security Risks appeared first on Radware Blog.
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Bridging the Cyber Security Skills Gap

The following is a Q&A with Ron Winward. Ron is a Security Evangelist for Radware, where he helps execute the company’s thought leadership on today’s security threat landscape. Ron brings nearly 20 years of experience in the internet service provider space, most recently as Director of Network Engineering for a global infrastructure and colocation provider. The post Bridging the Cyber Security Skills Gap appeared first on Radware Blog.
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Everything You Need to Know About DDoS Attacks

Since the first Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack was launched in 1974, Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks have remained among the most persistent and damaging cyber-attacks. Let’s examine how these attacks have evolved and how your company can mitigate them: DDoS in Review A Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack is an attack targeting the availability of network resources and applications. The post Everything You Need to Know About DDoS Attacks appeared first on Radware Blog.
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