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.
In recent months, security researchers have identified Punycode attacks as part of malvertising and phishing campaigns targeting both individual users and major email providers.
A surge in the value of bitcoin has been accompanied by a rise in the risk of phishing attacks against the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
Cybersecurity vigilance is crucial during the holiday shopping season, but it's equally important to carry that security awareness into the new year.
Security vulnerabilities stemming from improper handling of non-ASCII characters in email headers could enable fraudsters to launch spoofing attacks.
Fraudsters have used the MS Office Equation Editor cybersecurity vulnerability to craft an attack on financial institutions and users.
A group of cybercriminals used the Necurs botnet to spread Scarab ransomware to 12.5 million email accounts on Nov. 23, according to security researchers.
A targeted phishing campaign aimed at Canadian businesses prompts users with high levels of access to divulge login credentials and authentication codes.
Malicious developers commonly distribute phishing kits with built-in back doors that enable them to hijack victims infected by other threat actors.
Government agencies and companies in the energy and utilities sector must replace legacy equipment to avoid a potentially devastating power grid breach.