Ransomware: A Real Horror Story

As we observe the holiday of all things scary, it seems like the perfect time to talk about something really frightening: ransomware. Ransomware, one of the most prevalent threats to companies’ cybersecurity, cost companies $24 million last year. And that cost is rising at an unprecedented rate. In the first three months of 2016, costs escalated…

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How the Grinch Stole IoT

Level 3 Threat Research Labs has previously reported on a family of malware that exploits Internet of Things (IoT) devices to create distributed denial of service (DDoS) botnets. With a rapidly increasing market for these devices and little attention being paid to security, the threat from these botnets is growing.  Level 3 Threat Research Labs…

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