Category Archives: Research

Uncovering Unique Cyber Attacks against Israel and Egypt

Trend Micro’s Forward Threat Research team in conjunction with the United States Air Force has uncovered a series of attacks against Israeli and Egyptian targets in a report coined “Operation Arid Viper: Bypassing the Iron Dome.” This attack is leveraging unusual tactics to perpetrate both targeted attacks and cybercrime—it’s being executed by what we characterise as “CyberExtremists.”

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Choosing the right threat intelligence for your business

by Geoff Grindrod

Cyber Intelligence can broadly be split into three distinct areas: collection, analysis and response. The most important aspect of collection is relevance. Threat Intelligence is not actionable, unless the data is relevant to the organisation’s needs. Continue reading

Operation Pawn Storm: How to Spot and Block APTs

by Ross Dyer

Most recently, our dedicated team of threat researches at TrendLabs  uncovered a sophisticated and ongoing cyber espionage campaign known as Operation Pawn Storm targeting military, embassies, defence contractors and media organizations in the US and its allied countries. Let’s dig a bit deeper. Continue reading

Predicting 2015: UK Braced for Targeted Attacks

by Raimund Genes

It’s that time of the year again – when security experts are called upon to take stock of the past 12 months and get their crystal balls out to predict the major industry trends for the coming year. Trend Micro always aims to be first to provide a comprehensive assessment of the threat landscape over the next 12 months and 2014 is no different. Continue reading