IBM Research — Haifa Labs detected yet another malware campaign, dubbed EmbusteBot, designed to target dozens of financial institutions in Brazil.
Just in time for IoT Day, the Mirai botnet is launching attacks with a new trick up its sleeve: a built-in bitcoin mining component.
The IBM X-Force team analyzed the Andromeda malware and determined that its operators have shifted their attention to the payment card industry.
The IBM X-Force team tracked the weaponization of IoT devices and found that the threat of so-called thingbots increased dramatically in 2016.
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.
After being spurned by his cybercriminal peers on underground forums, the creator of NukeBot apparently leaked the banking Trojan's source code.
Global cybercrime actors test their malware in small settings before launching internationally, leaving trails of clues to tip off astute security teams.