Europol Shuts Down ‘Imminent Monitor’ RAT Operations

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In a coordinated International law enforcement operation, Europol today announced to shut down the global organized cybercrime network behind Imminent Monitor RAT, yet another hacking tool that allows cybercriminals to gain complete control over a victim’s computer remotely. The operation targeted both buyers and sellers of the IM-RAT (Imminent Monitor Remote Access Trojan), which was sold to more… Read more »

GitHub launches Security Lab to boost open source security

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When it comes to open source software security, nobody could accuse Microsoft-owned development platform GitHub of not thinking big when it came up with the idea for Security Lab. Launched last week at its GitHub Universe developer conference, the idea sounds simple enough – create a global platform for reporting and fixing security vulnerabilities in open… Read more »

TCP Amplification Attacks

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Throughout 2019, Radware’s Threat Research Center (TRC) and Emergency Response Team (ERT) have been monitoring and defending against an increasing number of TCP reflection attacks. TCP reflection attacks, such as SYN-ACK reflection attacks, have been less popular among attackers until recently. The lack of popularity was mainly due to the wrong assumption that TCP reflection… Read more »