Since its initial launch five years ago, the Necurs botnet has quickly ascended the cybercriminal ranks. Today, it controls more than 6 million endpoints.
With new cognitive enhancements, IBM Trusteer Rapport can help financial institutions protect their customers from phishing attacks.
IBM Research — Haifa Labs detected yet another malware campaign, dubbed EmbusteBot, designed to target dozens of financial institutions in Brazil.
The IBM X-Force team analyzed the Andromeda malware and determined that its operators have shifted their attention to the payment card industry.
IBM X-Force researchers discovered that the volume of spam email campaigns carrying tax fraud scams rises sharply during the months surrounding tax season.
Fraudsters have rendered traditional authentication factors — something you know, something you have and something you are — ineffective.
According to the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index for 2017, commercial malware made a notable comeback in 2016 and remains a top threat in 2017.