Analysts can improve and automate their incident response processes by adopting the right malware classification scheme according to specific threat management goals.
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.
Ransomware was the most prevalent variety of malware in 2017, according to Verizon's "2018 Data Breach Investigations Report."
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.
March’s Top Cybersecurity News Stories: Responding to Attacks, Women in Security and a New Community for Security Pros
In this month's cybersecurity news, major cities suffered crippling ransomware attacks, new research revealed a lack of incident response preparedness and IBM launched a community for security pros.
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.
Would-be threat actors who lack technical skills can take advantage of cybercrime-as-a-service offerings that facilitate DDoS and other attacks for as little as $10.
A recent study suggested that small business cybersecurity threats are on the rise, as evidenced by the fact that the average small business website sustained 44 attacks per day during Q4 2017.
While some observers fear a Skynet-esque future of malicious, self-aware machines, Dudu Mimran envisions a world in which AI and cybersecurity work together to keep emerging threats in check.
A recent survey found that nearly half of U.S. government employees believe they are not responsible for addressing cybersecurity risks.