The RSA Conference was amazing this year — bigger, more robust and crazier than I have ever seen it. The only void I noticed among the technical vendors was addressing the issue of hacktivism. In the packed conference and crowed exhibition halls, I never came across a discussion about this phenomenon. Can we forecast this risk? Do we know its long term effects? I think most of us are still befuddled by this concept.read more
What comes to mind when the term “Denial of Service” is mentioned? Probably website outage.
This image has been crafted over the last couple of years with media, analysts and bloggers all talking about Denial of Service attacks, but mostly when the result of the DoS attack caused a site outage. Our latest report, the Radware Global Application and Network Security Report addresses this and other misconceptions about DDoS.read more
For a large number of online gamers that planned to spend their holiday break playing online games such as League of Legends, Minecraft, DayZ, Eve Online, and even ClubPenguin, they were met with an unpleasant surprise. A hacker group with the name “DERP” was attacking many of the Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOG) sites over the last couple of days.read more
Here’s a roundup of our most-read posts of 2013. We thought it’d be interesting to look back on a year’s worth of blogs and see what garnered the most attention. So here are the top five posts — Thanks to our readers, partners, customers, and team members for another great year.
We look forward to a smart, success-filled and secure 2014. Cheers!read more
If you’re one of the 40+ million people who went shopping this holiday season at Target, hackers may have stolen the information that’s carried on the magnetic strip of your credit or debit card attained from a data breach. The breach impacted customers who shopped in their U.S. stores from November 27th to December 15th according to a public statement made on their corporate website.read more
Recently, the news has listed numerous egregious data thefts from large insurance companies as well as concerns of data security from the infamous Healthcare.gov site. Recently, close to 840,000 individuals may have had their personal information compromised including some “clinical” information through the theft of two company laptops owned by a large medical insurance company.read more