David Hobbs

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As Director of Security Solutions, David Hobbs is responsible for developing, managing, and increasing the company’s security practice in APAC. Before joining Radware, David was at one of the leading Breach Investigation Firms in the US. David has worked in the Security and Engineering arena for over 20 years and during this time has helped various government agencies and world governments in various cyber security issues across all sectors.

Australia’s DDoS on the Census

It was reported that Australia’s census was attacked back in August. The Census Bureau reported on Twitter that they were attacked and their site...

5 Reasons Why Virtual Machine Security Could Become a Larger Threat

The recent Venom Vulnerability has been open since 2004. The ShellShock Vulnerability released last year was open for 25 years! What is happening now...

Can a CDN Stop Cyber-Attacks?

In previous articles, we’ve reviewed content delivery networks (CDNs) from a variety of security perspectives – from how hackers have used them as weapons...

Is Your Home (Network) Haunted? The Threats of the Ghost Vulnerability and the IoT

Recent vulnerabilities have surfaced that have opened up interesting debates and spirited discussions regarding what I see as vulnerabilities in embedded Linux...

Can Your Business Meet the Demands of Cyber-Ransom?

Online criminality has become a big business and new faces of social engineering and fraud are sweeping the globe. News articles regularly report...

Cyber Attacks on Oil and Gas

A few weeks ago, news agencies shared reports on the Energetic Bear attack. This cyber-attack, or rather virus, was reportedly introduced by a...

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...

Facebook, Google, Yahoo — How Hackers Can Use Everyday Sites for Reflection & Amplification Attacks

Reflection and amplification attacks are used to extend DDoS harm. Recently, I discussed how the most recent unwelcome arrival of HTTP-based reflectors and...

The End of Windows XP

Windows XP support has ended and there will be no more patches. This ongoing news story has repeatedly stressed that millions of computers...

WordPress DDoS and other HTTP Reflectors

Lately, there has been a lot of buzz about reflection and amplification attacks extending DDoS harm.  The new kid on this attack...