The latest IBM X-Force report highlighted threats stemming from misconfigured cloud servers and inadvertent insider negligence and examined malware trends from 2017 that could continue into 2018.
Cybercriminals are emulating PC malware to develop mobile banking Trojans that leverage malicious miners to steal cryptocurrency and deliver it to attacker-controlled wallets.
XMRig is popular among cybercriminals because it is open source, meaning threat actors can make relatively simple changes to its code to convert the tool into a cryptojacking mechanism.
IBM X-Force IRIS observed a widespread business email compromise (BEC) campaign targeting many Fortune 500 companies that exploits flaws in common accounts payable processes.
TrickBot is getting in on the cryptocurrency gold rush, expanding its operations to target digital wallets and exchanges using serverside injections and other malicious tactics.
The cybergang behind the Necurs botnet launched a massive romance-themed spam campaign in the lead up to Valentine's Day, impersonating single Russian women looking for dates online.
A new cybergang operating a recent variant of the Ursnif Trojan has planted its flag in Australia, targeting banking customers with redirection attacks.