According to IBM X-Force, misconfigured cloud databases accounted for more than 71 percent of reported leaked records so far in 2017.
IBM Managed Security Services (MSS) detected a sixfold increase in attacks involving embedded CPU mining tools between January and August 2017.
IBM X-Force reported a downward trend in publicly available exploit code, but security teams must still prioritize vulnerability and patch management.
According to IBM X-Force data, cybercriminals have been targeting industrial control systems in the energy and utilities sector at an increasing rate.
According to recent IBM X-Force data, spammers and spam botnets typically work the same hours we do to maximize their returns.
The X-Force Exchange threat intelligence sharing platform brings collaboration to the forefront of the ongoing fight against WannaCry and other malware.
In manufacturing, security incidents occurred at a rate 40 percent higher than the average across all other industries in 2016, according to X-Force data.