IBM X-Force researchers observed the Necurs botnet spewing millions of spam emails from more than 30,000 malicious IPs to extort bitcoin from victims who may or may not have viewed adult content.
X-Force observed attackers using known Drupal vulnerabilities, including Drupalgeddon, to target websites and the underlying infrastructure that hosts them, leveraging Shellbot to open backdoors.
Your eight-character password is not as secure as you might think, but there are several simple actions you can take to truly strengthen your password security.
X-Force IRIS Practice Lead Nick Bradley was on track for an illustrious career in the military police when a computer virus detoured his path towards protection of a different kind.
The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a new ATM attack that, unlike previous "cash-out" attacks, uses advanced, custom-build skimmers to steal credit card information and PINs.
As an integration engineer for IBM X-Force and a former music producer, Anthony "Tone" Johnson has learned to embrace his creative side when approaching technical challenges.
New Gartner Report Recommends a Vulnerability Management Process Based on Weaponization and Asset Value
Gartner's new report recommends factoring severity, asset value and active exploits into your vulnerability management process.
IBM X-Force researchers unpacked ExoBot's inner workings to reveal insights into its dynamic mechanisms and the features that help criminals use it in cross-channel bank fraud schemes.
His time in the dot-com bubble set Matt Dobbs on the road to global cybersecurity. Today he ensures IBM Security's point products integrate seamlessly for client convenience and peace of mind.
A new campaign involving the Ramnit botnet that infected 100,000 computers over a two-month period may foreshadow an even larger attack, researchers warn.