Organizations are increasingly failing to secure internet-facing industrial control systems (ICS) that manage critical infrastructure, putting them at risk of ICS-specific malware.
January’s Top Cybersecurity News Stories: Jackpotting, Cryptocurrency Mining and Other Emerging Trends
The start of February is a great time for organizations and individuals to sweep away the confetti and dig into the most significant cybersecurity news stories from the past month.
The volume of malicious email reached a record 14.5 billion messages over the course of 2017, according to a new global IT security research report that suggested even bigger threats to come this year. According to AppRiver, the cloud-based data...
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...
Organizations around the world should take stock of the security lessons they learned in 2017 to set realistic, achievable goals for the new year.
A recent study found that more than half of organizations around the world experienced a cryptocurrency mining attack last month, a trend that will likely continue as the crypto gold rush gains steam.
IBM X-Force monitored major data breach trends throughout 2017 and gleaned key insights to help companies avoid headline-grabbing security incidents.
Banks are already privy to the threat of physical breaches, but many remain unaware of the ATM network security gaps that could enable fraudsters to access their systems.
Security researchers uncovered two new ransomware strains that use open source tools to minimize their victims' odds of recovering their encrypted files.
The rate of ransomware is rising, largely due to the availability of exploit kits and ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) packages in underground marketplaces.