Amid a period of targetless activity, IBM X-Force researchers are wondering where the operators behind the Zeus Sphinx Trojan are planning to strike next.
The X-Force Exchange threat intelligence sharing platform brings collaboration to the forefront of the ongoing fight against WannaCry and other malware.
According to IBM X-Force research, 19 percent of cyberattacks observed over the past two years occurred during the month of December.
IBM X-Force Malware Analysis enables security teams to examine potentially problematic files, prioritize events and respond to threats quickly.
IBM X-Force revealed that WannaCry spread to its targets like a computer worm. But unlike a classic worm, it carried a malicious payload of ransomware.
The cybergang behind GootKit followed up its recent U.K. activity by launching redirection attacks at Italian banking services.
The best strategy to defend against the WannaCry ransomware attack and similar events is to adopt tools to prevent them from occurring in the first place.