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What’s in your cloud?

The lack of visibility into the expanded cloud attack surface is a fast-growing problem that is only getting worse. Although we have seen misconfigurations in the cloud before, the Capital One breach is a sobering reality check for the security industry. We need to vastly improve threat detection and response in cloud environments. The attack…
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Cybercrime

Tesla’s AWS servers hijacked by cryptominers

The hijacking of Tesla’s Amazon Web Server cloud system by rogue cryptominers is proof that no one is immune to a misconfigured AWS server nor cryptomining attacks. RedLock researchers discovered an unprotected Kubernetes console, belonging to Tesla, that exposed access credentials to Tesla’s Amazon Web Services environment. “Essentially, hackers were running crypto mining scripts on…
Cybercrime, Security News, Web Services Security, E-Commerce Security

DDoS attack sidelines AWS DNS web service for hours

Amazon Web Services’ Router 53 domain name system (DNS) service was waylaid by a prolonged distributed denial of service attack earlier this week, affecting a number of online sites and services that rely on AWS. According to multiple reports, a flood of fake traffic disrupted legitimate attempts to resolve DNS requests to connect to Amazon…
Amazon, prime day, phishing, credit card, retail
Security News, Vulnerabilities

Amazon patches IoT and critical infrastructure security flaws

Amazon patched 13 security flaws affecting the operating systems of its IoT devices and Amazon Web Services (AWS) connection modules putting smart homes and critical infrastructure alike at risk. Researchers at Zimperium identified the CVE vulnerabilities which included four remote code execution flaws, one denial of service flaw, and seven information leak vulnerabilities which respectively…
Cybercrime, Data Breach, Legal, Security News

Woman accused of hacking Capital One indicted for alleged cyber intrusions, cryptojacking

A federal grand jury in Seattle yesterday indicted alleged Capital One data thief Paige Thompson in relation to a series of breaches and cryptojacking attacks that victimized more than 30 different companies. The indictment alleges that Thompson, 33, created a software program that identifies web application firewall misconfigurations while scanning the publicly-facing portion of servers…
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