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Dr. Martin Steigemann

Software Developer and Researcher for X-Force Content Security, IBM

    Dr. Martin Steigemann is a Software Developer and Researcher for IBM's X-Force Content Security. His expertise spans from text classification and spam filtering to parallel programming. He brings more than 10 years of research experience from different areas of Mathematics and Software Development to his role. He holds a Diploma and a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Kassel in Germany.

    Co-Written By Dr. Martin Steigemann

    Cybercriminals Spoof Major Accounting and Payroll Firms in Tax Season Malware Campaigns

    IBM X-Force researchers observed cybercriminals engaging in three tax-themed malware campaigns.

    The Many Faces of Necurs: How the Botnet Spewed Millions of Spam Emails for Cyber Extortion

    IBM X-Force researchers observed the Necurs botnet spewing millions of spam emails from more than 30,000 malicious IPs to extort bitcoin from victims who may or may not have viewed adult content.

    Relying on Data to Mitigate the Risk of WordPress Website Hijacking

    To protect their WordPress sites from scammers, administrators must proactively patch and monitor their installations to weed out unwanted content.