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.
IBM Research — Haifa Labs detected yet another malware campaign, dubbed EmbusteBot, designed to target dozens of financial institutions in Brazil.
Just in time for IoT Day, the Mirai botnet is launching attacks with a new trick up its sleeve: a built-in bitcoin mining component.
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 Exchange includes an email inbox feature that cuts down on information overload and enables analysts to easily share threat intelligence.