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.
Cybercriminals launched various phishing scams targeting World Cup fans leading up to and during the first week of the monthlong international soccer tournament.
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.
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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.
IBM X-Force IRIS observed a widespread business email compromise (BEC) campaign targeting many Fortune 500 companies that exploits flaws in common accounts payable processes.
The cybergang behind the Necurs botnet launched a massive romance-themed spam campaign in the lead up to Valentine's Day, impersonating single Russian women looking for dates online.
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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.