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GUEST INTERVIEW: Daniel Smith is the Head of Research at Radware, and he joined me for a discussion on understanding cyber criminals, DDOS attacks, security conferences, ransomware, the pandemic, hacker groups and much more - and it's no teddy bear's picnic.

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GUEST INTERVIEW: Daniel Smith is the Head of Research at Radware, and he joined me for a discussion on understanding cyber criminals, DDOS attacks, security conferences, ransomware, the pandemic, hacker groups and much more - and it's no teddy bear's picnic.

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Hybrid infrastructure solutions provider Inap is to deploy Radware's Cloud WAF Service and Cloud DDoS Protection Service to organisations worldwide under the companies' newly expanded collaboration.

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In its latest DDoS Attack Report, security vendor Radware says blocked DDoS attack volumes during the second quarter of 2021 were up more than 40% year-on-year.

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GUEST RESEARCH: An in-depth survey of hacktivists by Radware has revealed new information on their activities. The data security specialist says that while some well-established threat actors are carrying out major ransomware attacks that capture news headlines, other cyber actors warrant companies' close attention.

Published in Guest Research
Tuesday, 15 June 2021 11:07

Fancy Lazarus enters DDoS game, says Radware

Security vendor Radware has warned that a DDoS extortionist group calling itself Fancy Lazarus is mounting a campaign.

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While DDoS attack numbers held fairly steady from the previous quarter of 2021, attack volumes escalated dramatically, a report from Radware has disclosed.

Published in Guest Research

According to Radware' Q1 DDoS Attack Report, the number of attacks fell marginally compared with the previous quarter, but attack volumes rose by nearly one third.

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Global content delivery network Akamai has released software for running vaccination registration websites, with Vaccine Edge claimed to provide the needed delivery, security and waiting room logic.

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Ransomware gangs have shown themselves to be an innovative lot, incorporating more and more tactics as they look to extort money from their victims and this trend will continue into the new year, a veteran researcher of this brand of malware says.

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Recent reports identified the US Cyber Command as being responsible for the temporary neutering of Trickbot, but it seems other organisations assisted.

Published in Security

Ransomware gangs appear to have added another tool to their arsenal in order to extort ransoms from their victims, with some using distributed denial of service attacks to pile on the pressure.

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Content delivery network Akamai says it has mitigated the largest packet per second distributed denial of service attack recorded on its platform, with the attack generating 809 million packets per second and targeting a large European bank.

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The outages experienced by many companies in the US on Tuesday (Australian time) were apparently due to T-Mobile making changes to its network configuration resulting in a series of cascading failures for its users which affected both voice and data networks, the chief executive and co-founder of web-infrastructure and website-security company, Cloudflare claims.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 20:07

Multiple US sites experiencing issues. DDoS?

At around 4am AEST, customers of multiple US-based telecommunication providers started to experience connectivity issues.

Published in Security

All technology-savvy individuals in this great country need to cut Stuart Robert some slack. The Government Services Minister was perfectly correct when he described the inability of the Centrelink site to hold up under the traffic it was experiencing as being due to a distributed denial of service attack.

Published in Open Sauce

Global cloud security and content delivery network provider Akamai has opened a new scrubbing centre in Melbourne as part of its strategy to “outpace the growing scale” of DDoS threats.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 05:08

Botched firewall update causes Cloudflare outage

A botched firewall ruleset deployment took down the content delivery network Cloudflare on Tuesday, generating 502 errors. It was caused by a huge spike in CPU utilisation on the company's network.

Published in Networking

Price Waterhouse Coopers Australia and recruitment company The Adecco Group have been picked by the Australian Bureau of Statistics to deliver key services for the 2021 Census.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Users of the Electrum Bitcoin Wallet are being drafted into a botnet used for distributed denial of service attacks, the security firm Malwarebytes says, adding that this came after users were initially prompted to download a bogus update that stole their digital currencies.

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