According to the 2017 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index, cybercriminals targeted the financial services sector more than any other industry in 2016.
Since its initial launch five years ago, the Necurs botnet has quickly ascended the cybercriminal ranks. Today, it controls more than 6 million endpoints.
The volume and sophistication of data breaches grew dramatically in 2016 as cybercriminals began targeting unstructured data for the first time.
The IBM X-Force team analyzed the Andromeda malware and determined that its operators have shifted their attention to the payment card industry.
The IBM X-Force team tracked the weaponization of IoT devices and found that the threat of so-called thingbots increased dramatically in 2016.
According to the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index for 2017, commercial malware made a notable comeback in 2016 and remains a top threat in 2017.
The latest edition of the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index detailed how companies were affected by data breaches during the "year of the mega breach."
After being spurned by his cybercriminal peers on underground forums, the creator of NukeBot apparently leaked the banking Trojan's source code.
The CAPEC standard for attack categorization enables analysts to more efficiently classify, prioritize and communicate about common threats and events.
GootKit is an ongoing malware project that affects the three most popular browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.