Israel was the country most targeted by cyber attacks in 2023.

Radver’s global report offers insights into the emerging threat landscape in Israel and worldwide. The report is based on intelligence gathered from monitoring attack activity on the network, data from Radver’s managed cloud security services, and information from the company’s global deception network and threat research team during 2023. Additionally, the report leverages data from global sources on Telegram, a messaging platform commonly used by cybercriminals.

In 2022, new activist tactics emerged following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and these tactics spread and intensified in 2023. Activist-driven Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks reached a peak in October 2023 after the conflict between Israel and Hamas. There has been an increase in encrypted and complex DDoS attacks targeting web applications and API interfaces, lasting for extended periods. The report highlights a trend where attacker groups are employing multiple attack methods simultaneously to disrupt online services and critical infrastructures, posing challenges for defenders in Israel and globally.

In 2023, organizations in the finance, retail, and education sectors faced the highest rate of cyber-attacks compared to other industries worldwide. The report sheds light on the prevalence of applicative attacks on web applications and APIs, showcasing the evolving tactics used by cybercriminals to disrupt online services and infrastructure.

Overall, the report underscores the evolving threat landscape in Israel and globally, emphasizing the need for robust cybersecurity measures to protect against increasingly sophisticated cyber threats.

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