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Imperva
What are the top five threats to financial services orgs? Imperva investigates
The pandemic has driven large scale growth in online banking, dramatically increasing the volume of sensitive customer data that’s available to steal, Imperva states.
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Cybersecurity
RDDoS attacks more prevalent than ransomware - 70% of organisations targeted multiple times
Research finds RDDoS attacks are a more significant threat to organisations than ransomware.
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INAP selects Radware for DDoS protection and cloud web application security services
Radware’s North America vice president Bob Simpson says that there has been a rapid shift to cloud - and more sophisticated cyber attacks to go with it.
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DDoS attacks plateau in second quarter - Kaspersky
Scammers have been looking for ways to amplify DDoS attacks.
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Increase in DDoS extortion campaigns and hit-and-run assaults
"The window between the disclosing and weaponising of new vulnerabilities is getting very slim."
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Warning: Fancy Lazarus DDoS extortion group resurfaces
"This is the first time we are seeing the bad actors selectively target organisations and favour those with unprotected assets for their ransom letters."
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New wave of Fancy Lazarus DDoS extortion campaigns identified by Link11
A new wave of DDoS extortion campaigns by Fancy Lazarus has been identified by Link11.
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DDoS attack report finds attack volumes up dramatically
The DDoS attack report analyses attack activity by industries, attack vectors, DDoS attacks on applications and on-premise versus cloud.
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How to build resilience through the cloud in a post-pandemic world
Modern cloud architectures are moving from monolithic, tiered models to distributed microservices-based architectures, writes Gigamon CTO Shehzad Merchant.
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DDoS attack volumes on the rise - report
By the end of 2020, the extortionists started circling back to earlier victims who did not pay ransom in earlier attempts, reusing their attack research.
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How to use an origin shield to protect your CDNs from DDoS attacks
One of the ways of preventing DDoS attacks is through the use of what is called an origin shield.
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Ransomware
Report reveals which industries are most vulnerable to new ransomware attacks
Zscaler has announced its new Ransomware Report highlighting the most prolific ransomware actors, their attack tactics, and the industries being targeted.
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Network Detection and Response / NDR
The challenge of ensuring effective protection against DNS attacks
The ways in which bad actors can use DNS to mount attacks are numerous. Here are some of the most popular ones.
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Malware
IoT botnets: Perspectives from a residential router
Surprisingly, a vast volume of malicious traffic can reach a residential device, writes Radware head of research Daniel Smith.
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Akamai named leader for DDoS mitigation solutions in The Forrester Wave
“As opposed to other 'all in one' solutions that can be vulnerable to platform outages, our distinct, purpose-built DDoS solutions are architected to ensure multiple levels of resilience."
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Extortion, ransom-related DDoS attacks surged in 2020
There was a 154% increase in the number of cyber attacks between 2019 and 2020, with growth in ransom-related DDoS.
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Cybersecurity
Financial watchdog slams NZX as being ill-prepared in face of DDoS attacks
“A DDoS attack was foreseeable, and an attack of sufficient magnitude to take down servers — and with them NZX’s market announcement platform — was at least possible and should have been planned for,” the FMA says in its review. 
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DDoS ransom attacks flare up again after brief hiatus
The second wave of attacks in December and January targeted organisations that were hit the first time and did not respond or pay the ransom.
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Online gaming a 'hotbed' for DDoS attacks — report
The latency and availability issues present in online gaming, in particular, presented an attractive target to attackers, in addition to the enduring popularity of gaming in the era of COVID-19.
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The best DDoS protection depends on the use case
On-demand, always-on and hybrid models provide different services for different needs, writes Radware product marketing manager Eyal Arazi.
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Holistic web protection market to reach $3.63bn by 2025
Retail, banking and technology sectors are driving the global holistic web protection market, according to new findings from Frost and Sullivan.
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Bad Bots and DDoS fuel record cyber risk
"How many attackers are going to hide within this expected traffic spike?"
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Cybersecurity
DDoS campaigns, BEC scams & Emotet: CERT NZ reports top security threats
It has been yet another tumultuous quarter for New Zealanders and their wallets, with almost $6.4 million in reported financial losses due to cybersecurity incidents.
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DDoS attacks surge, becoming more sophisticated
After doubling from Q1 to Q2, the total number of network layer attacks observed in Q3 doubled again — resulting in a 4x increase in number compared to the pre-COVID levels in the first quarter.