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.
In June's security news, IT experts and educators around the world worked to create a new cybersecurity career pathway through initiatives designed to alleviate the industrywide skills shortage.
IBM X-Force researchers observed several ongoing spam campaigns tied to the World Cup — many of which used the official branding of tournament sponsors to lure victims.
Two decades ago, Cris Thomas testified before Congress about various cybersecurity issues he uncovered as a white hat hacker. Today, he works as a penetration testing specialist for IBM X-Force Red.
IBM X-Force Research has uncovered a new Brazilian, Delphi-based malware active in the wild in a recent campaign dubbed MnuBot.
GDPR's implementation on an issue relevant to the cybersecurity industry may well have negative consequences that (ironically) run contrary to its original intent.
Gozi took a larger slice of the financial malware pie and become the most active banking Trojan in 2017, according to the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2018.
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.
The latest IBM X-Force report highlighted threats stemming from misconfigured cloud servers and inadvertent insider negligence and examined malware trends from 2017 that could continue into 2018.
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.