In 2018, IBM X-Force researchers observed organized cybercrime groups collaborating, rather than competing over turf or even attacking each other, for the first time.
IBM X-Force's top security predictions for 2019 cover a range of potential attack schemes and consequences, from industry-specific prognostications to a rapid expansion of emerging criminal schemes.
Nearly one-third of incidents reported in Q3 were classified as "destructive attacks," according to a recent report, putting election security at risk leading up to the 2018 midterms.
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.
The advent of artificial intelligence (AI) brought with it a new set of attacks using adversarial AI. How can organizations fight an unknown enemy that's not even human?
According to a recent study, malicious actors and threat groups are generating, spending and reinvesting $1.5 trillion worth of cybercrime profits.
As security tools improve, malicious actors are increasingly operating as organized cybergangs and less sophisticated actors are falling behind, according to X-Force analysis of malware trends.
A recent report estimated that the global cost of cybercrime rose to more than $600 billion in 2017, a $100 million increase from 2014.
2017 was another record year for cybercrime. According to the Online Trust Alliance (OTA), the number of cybersecurity incidents nearly doubled from the previous year. This led Jeff Wilbur, director of the OTA initiative at the Internet Society, to...
IBM X-Force monitored major data breach trends throughout 2017 and gleaned key insights to help companies avoid headline-grabbing security incidents.