The New Face of Social Engineering and Fraud

Nearly every one of us has had some sort of social engineering or "Phishing" scam attempted on us and some of us, unfortunately, have even learned the lessons from the scam the hard way. I know how excited I was the first time somebody wanted to share $8M dollars with me from my long lost Uncle Frederick Hobbs IV, heir to the estate of the late Frederick the Great or some other nonsense. I immediately daydreamed about what color the new cool car I would buy with cash would be.

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Credit Card Breach at a Major U.S. Retailer – Are you one of the 40 Million Targeted?

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.

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ERT ALERT: Cyber-attack Against U.S. Based Websites on May 7th – 4 Attack Methods to Expect

AnonGhost – A hacking group affiliated with Anonymous announced a new cyber-attack campaign against US websites named #OPUSA. The attack is scheduled for May 7th, 2013.

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eCrime Congress in Germany: Restoring the Equilibrium of Attackers Vs. Defenders

Last week, I attended eCrime Congress in Frankfurt, Germany. Held on January 30,Radware was one of the sponsors of the event, which featured a lecture track that ran throughout the day and included breaks for the sponsors’ pavilion.

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New Attack Trends – Are You Bringing a Knife to the Gunfight?

Today, we launched our 2012 Global Application and Network Security report. It was prepared by our security experts – the Emergency Response Team (ERT) – who’ve seen their fair share of cyber attacks while actively monitoring and mitigating attacks in real-time. In this year’s annual report, our experts have uncovered several new trends in cyber-security worthy of a closer look.

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Last Week to Participate! Attack Mitigation Black Belt Final Round Begins Today.

If you’ve been waiting, now’s the time to participate – the last week of Radware’s Attack Mitigation Black Belt Challenge begins today and ends this week. And what a challenge it is! More and more people are participating each week and the leader board has changed hands a number of times – with the standing after the Red Belt challenge resulting in a tie for first place!

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