IBM X-Force researchers discovered a malicious AV-disabling driver while investigating a financial malware campaign targeting Brazilian bank accounts.
IBM's "2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index" reported that the government sector is now the fourth most frequently targeted industry in the U.S.
Cybercriminals recently discovered how to modify the Mirai botnet source code, which leaked in September, to compromise devices remotely via TCP port 7547.
IBM X-Force researchers reported that the TrickBot banking Trojan added new attack capabilities designed to target savings banks in Germany.
According to IBM Managed Security Services data, cybercriminals most commonly target the SIP and SCCP protocols in VOIP spam attacks.
Webshells are dangerous in the hands of APT groups. According to IBM Managed Security Services (MSS), 95 percent of webshell attacks are written in PHP.
The watchlist feature on IBM X-Force Exchange enables network administrators to maintain accurate asset inventories and track relevant vulnerabilities.