The Emergence of DoS Groups | Radware's 2019 Hacker's Almanac

The Emergence of Denial-of-Service Groups

Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks are cyberattacks designed to render a computer or network service unavailable to its users. A standard DoS attack is when an attacker utilizes a single machine to launch an ...

US Cyber-Attack on Iran, Poor Government Cybersecurity, Malvertising Campaigns

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 1st 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: The US cyber-attack on Iran, the sad state of cybersecurity in the ...
The Impact of GDPR One Year In

The Impact of GDPR One Year In

Data breaches are expensive, and the costs are only going up. Those reporting attacks that cost 10 million USD/EUR/GBP or more almost doubled from last year — from 7% in 2018 to ...
Cities Are Under Attack. Here’s Why.

Cities Are Under Attack. Here’s Why.

Greenville, North Carolina. Imperial County, California. Stuart, Florida. Cincinnati, Ohio. These are just a handful of cities and counties across the U.S. that have experienced crippling cyber attacks in recent months. In ...
Botnets: DDoS and Beyond

Botnets: DDoS and Beyond

Traditionally, DDoS is an avenue of profit for botherders. But today’s botnets have evolved to include several attack vectors other than DDoS that are more profitable. And just as any business-oriented person ...
C-Suite Perspectives 2019

Executives Are Turning Infosec into a Competitive Advantage

Companies are more connected to their customers now than ever before. After spending billions to digitally transform themselves, organizations have exponentially increased the number of touchpoints as well as the frequency of ...
What You Need To Know About Botnets | Radware's 2019 Hacker's Almanac

What You Need to Know About Botnets

Botnets comprised of vulnerable IoT devices, combined with widely available DDoS-as-a-Service tools and anonymous payment mechanisms, have pushed denial-of-service attacks to record-breaking volumes. A single attack can result in downtime, lost business ...
Google cuts Baltimore off Gmail as city officials struggle with RobinHood ransomware aftermath

Google cuts Baltimore off Gmail as city officials struggle with RobinHood ransomware aftermath

The city of Baltimore in the US State of Maryland continues to struggle with the aftermath of a cyber incident incurred earlier this month, when attackers held municipal systems at ransom. The ...

Israel Cyber-Attack Bombing, New Google Privacy Settings, Traditional Mail Blackmail Scam

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for May 13th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Israel bombs a building in retaliation for a cyber-attack, Google adds more ...
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