The IBM X-Force team monitored major data breach trends throughout 2017 and gleaned key insights to help companies avoid headline-grabbing security incidents and protect sensitive data.
A surge in the value of bitcoin has been accompanied by a rise in the risk of phishing attacks against the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
Malicious developers commonly distribute phishing kits with built-in back doors that enable them to hijack victims infected by other threat actors.
Social engineering schemes such as spear phishing rely on the human mind's inclination toward self-deception to motivate users to open malicious links.
Using a simple online search engine, a researcher exposed several shipping industry security gaps that could leave container ships vulnerable to threats.
According to a recent survey, trusted employees, not cybercriminals, are responsible for the majority of cybersecurity threats affecting SMBs.
Financial institutions need intelligence-driven fraud detection and prevention solutions to protect customers' sensitive data from phishing attacks.
By integrating phishing intelligence with an SIEM solution, security analysts can proactively monitor APTs and manage risks related to phishing attacks.
To protect their users from spam and phishing attacks, security professionals should adopt a basic, layered approach to email security.
In July, the global spam rate reached the highest level researchers had observed since March 2015, likely due to a rise in self-spreading email malware.