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.
Organizations around the world should take stock of the security lessons they learned in 2017 to set realistic, achievable goals for the new year.
IBM X-Force monitored major data breach trends throughout 2017 and gleaned key insights to help companies avoid headline-grabbing security incidents.
A newly discovered hardware vulnerability underscores a microprocessor flaw that could allow an attacker to read data from privileged kernel memory.