To go to the article, click here. With many of the latest tech devices built with the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) integrated into them, device makers need to focus on the security of their products by implementing device security mechanisms, creating robust company security policies, and performing regular security assessments. The Amazon Alexa blog …
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To go to the article, click here. With more companies utilizing cloud services like AWS, it is critical they strengthen security strategies to protect their systems and data. In Security Boulevard’s blog post Best Practices for Using Security Groups in AWS, tip #15 is from Security Associate Ruihai Fang’s blog post
The market for cloud-computing services continues to increase but common configuration errors can leave corporate data exposed and vulnerable. Partner Vincent Liu discusses this issue in this article featured in MarketWatch – The Big Security Hole in the Cloud.
Cloud computing is here to stay so how can your organization ensure its security? In her latest contribution to Forbes – Head In The Clouds: What To Ask Your Engineering Team About AWS Security, Partner Christie Terrill highlights some important questions to ask when assessing your infrastructure’s security.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is now looking into a number of Hollywood celebrities who were exposed after online criminals hacked into a secured file storage system. Dan Petro comments on today’s privacy issues in this Fox 10 News story: Securing Your Photos & Emails: Tips To Keep Your Private Information Safe
Tune in as Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar discuss their Black Hat presentation CloudBots: Harvesting Crypto Coins like a Botnet Farmer. They provide an overview of their presentation; what happens when computer criminals start using friendly cloud services such as Dropbox, Google Apps, Heroku, Amazon EC2 and Yahoo Pipes for malicious activities? Listen in …
Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar reveal how they built a botnet using only free trials and freemium accounts on online application-hosting services in their Black Hat presentation, CloudBots: Harvesting Crypto Coins like a Botnet Farmer. Read this Darknet article for more: Hiding Bitcoin Mining In The Cloud
Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar take advantage of cloud service providers’ free trials and anti-automation controls. Read about their Black Hat session in this Dark Reading article: CloudBot: A Free, Malwareless Alternative to Traditional Botnets
Bishop Fox researchers Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar described how they successfully used cloud technology to mine Litecoins at Black Hat earlier this week. Learn how they pulled off their stunt and what steps organizations can take to protect themselves in this IEEE Spectrum interview: How to Hack the Cloud to Mine Crypto Currency
It’s natural for cloud providers to offer free samples, but it turns out you can stitch together thousands of those free samples to create a massive botnet. Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar’s Black Hat session is featured in the SDN Central article: Black Hat Session Shows How to Build a Cloud Botnet for Free
Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar have discovered how to mine cryptocurrency for free. At Black Hat last week, the duo demonstrated how to create an automated email creating and account sign-up process to create a cloud botnet. Read more in this Deep.Dot.Web article: Mining Cryptocurrency With A Free Cloud Botnet, Why Not?
At the Black Hat security conference this week, Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar of Bishop Fox, showed how they built a functional 1,000-node botnet by stringing together resources from a variety of services. Gigaom has the scoop in this article: How Free Cloud Services Become Free, Currency-Mining, DDoS-Attacking Botnets