The Secureworks® Counter Threat Unit™ (CTU) research team analyses security threats and helps organisations protect their systems.
During November and December 2017, CTU™ researchers identified lessons learned and observed notable developments in threat behaviours, the global threat landscape, and security trends:
- Cryptocurrency miner abuse increased.
- Hardware vulnerabilities changed the scope of vulnerability management processes.
- Government-sponsored threat groups used tailored lures to compromise individuals.