According to a recent threat advisory, cybercriminals have combined a new encrypted downloader with old-school macro malware to gain backdoor access to victims' machines.
Threat group RANCOR is leveraging new malware strains to conduct targeted espionage in Southeast Asia, according to a recent report.
In the external reconnaissance and launch attack phases of the X-Force IRIS cyberattack preparation framework, threat actors look for vulnerabilities and tailor their attacks to exploit them.
In the process of fixing a flaw discovered in March 2018, security researchers from Drupal discovered another vulnerability that could enable threat actors to deliver cryptocurrency mining malware.
A July 2018 threat report from IBM X-Force Exchange revealed that threat group Magecart exploited unsecured third-party access to steal credit card details from Ticketmaster customers.
According to July 2018 research, cybercriminals are offering remote desktop protocol (RDP) access to compromised networks at major airports, healthcare institutions and more for under $20.
How the IBM X-Force IRIS Cyberattack Framework Helps Security Teams Reduce Risk at All Levels, Part 1
The IBM X-Force IRIS cyberattack preparation and execution frameworks aim to help security teams predict threat actors' motives and tactics and communicate security intelligence more clearly.
The Science Channel documentary, "Dark Web: Fighting Cybercrime," shows why practice runs are essential to help security teams and business leaders keep their cool in the face of a cyberattack.
IBM X-Force reported that mobile malware developers uploaded at least 10 malicious downloader apps to the Google Play Store as the first step in a process that fetches BankBot Anubis.
A recent study revealed that cyberthieves stole more than $1 billion worth of cryptocurrency during the first half of 2018, due in large part to a $6.7 million cybercrime economy on the Dark Web.