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.
Over the course of 2017, the cyberthreat landscape shifted to accommodate a sharper focus on pure data destruction for the sake of disruption rather than monetary gain.
As we wrap up one of the wildest years the industry has ever seen, the IBM Resilient team offered three bold cybersecurity predictions for 2018.
The IBM Security X-Force team offered some security predictions for new trends in the technology landscape and threats that are poised to emerge in 2018.
Many of the security threats we noted at the start of 2017 gripped the public's attention during the past year, foreshadowing major shifts to come in 2018.
Security researchers uncovered two new ransomware strains that use open source tools to minimize their victims' odds of recovering their encrypted files.
The rate of ransomware is rising, largely due to the availability of exploit kits and ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) packages in underground marketplaces.
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.
RDP ransomware attacks aren't new, but they're targeting more small businesses. How can SMBs stay safe?
Companies looking to minimize retail disruption during this holiday season should keep close tabs on emerging trends such as ransomware, the IoT and more.