Daniel Smith

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Daniel Smith is an information security researcher for Radware’s Emergency Response Team. He focuses on security research and risk analysis for network and application based vulnerabilities. Daniel’s research focuses in on Denial-of-Service attacks and includes analysis of malware and botnets. As a white-hat hacker, his expertise in tools and techniques helps Radware develop signatures and mitigation attacks proactively for its customers.

Turkey DNS Servers Under Attack

Since Monday December 14th, Turkey’s DNS servers, ns1.nic.tr – ns5.nic.tr, have been the target of a persistent denial of service attack. This 40Gbps amplification...

Got Mail? Secure Email Services under Attack around the World

It's been a busy few days here at Radware. Our Emergency Response Team (ERT) has been closely monitoring a series of DDoS-for-Ransom attack campaigns that...

ALERT: OpKillingBay Threats on the Rise

OpKillingBay is a yearly hacktivism operation by Anonymous, activists and other organizations in response to the hunting of whales and dolphins in Japan and...

Portmapper is Preying on Misconfigured Servers to Amplify Attacks

In the constantly evolving threat landscape attackers are always finding new ways to target their victims. In the last few years we have seen...