Banking Trojans and Ransomware — A Treacherous Matrimony Bound to Get Worse

The financial malware arena became a mainstream issue a little over a decade ago with the rise of malware like

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Emotet Activity Rises as It Uses Coronavirus Scare to Infect Targets in Japan

IBM X-Force has identified a spam campaign targeting users in Japan that employs the Coronavirus scare as a lure to

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From Mega to Giga: Cross-Version Comparison of Top MegaCortex Modifications

IBM X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS) researchers have been responding to and analyzing the MegaCortex ransomware since its

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The Uncommon Becomes Ordinary: 4 Trends That Defined Data Breaches in 2019

In 2019, million-record data breaches barely made headlines while ransomware attacks crippled city governments and artificial intelligence (AI) became a

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Staying Vigilant About Retail Security Does Not End on Black Friday

According to IBM X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS) data, the retail service industry is the fourth most attacked

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Public Sector Security Is Lagging — How Can States and Governments Better Defend Against Cyberattacks in 2020?

After looking into recent history and current-day security issues that affect federal and local government bodies, IBM X-Force Incident Response

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New Destructive Wiper ZeroCleare Targets Energy Sector in the Middle East

IBM X-Force has been researching and tracking destructive malware in the Middle East for some time now, particularly in the

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The Day MegaCortex Ransomware Mayhem Was Averted

Averting cyberattacks planned out by aggressive threat actors is no easy feat for any organization, and much less for incident

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Clone or Swap? SIM Card Vulnerabilities to Reckon With

The most commonly used computer platform nowadays is no longer a desktop or a laptop — it’s a phone. According

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