The “CloudBots” presentation at Black Hat USA keeps making waves. Senior Security Associates Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar’s talk about the dangers of cloud-based botnets is mentioned in this Fox News overview: Evil USBs to Bitcoin Botnets: Hackers Hit Vegas
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Bishop Fox Senior Security Associates Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar released an anti-anti-automation framework at Black Hat USA on Aug. 6. eWeek has an exclusive interview with Ragan about the need for stronger anti-automation in this feature: How to Prevent Automated Cloud Fraud: Black Hat How to Prevent Automated Cloud Fraud: Black Hat …
Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar presented CloudBots: Harvesting Crypto Coins Like a Botnet Farmer at Black Hat and demonstrated a technique for free cloud-based bitcoin mining. Check out PC Mag’s overview: Creating a Bitcoin-Mining Botnet at No Cost
For the next few days, Las Vegas will host the largest concentration of hackers in the world as independent testers, security researchers, and information security professionals descend upon Sin City. Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar’s CloudBots: Harvesting Crypto Coins Like a Botnet Farmer briefing is featured in this PC Mag article: Eight Terrifying …
The demise of Code Spaces, a code-hosting service that had its customer data deleted by extortionists, is an example of the dire consequences from inadequate cloud security. Senior Security Analyst Ruihai Fang offers his recommendations for CSOs in this CSO article: 10 Ways To Avoid Having Your Cloud-Hosted Business Destroyed By Hackers
Topics such as the AT&T insider data breach, BlackBerry releasing BBM Protected, and Cisco buying Tail-f in cloud are featured in this tech brief. Senior Security Analyst Joe DeMesy comments on the recent AT&T data breach in this eWeek article: Daily Tech Brief: June 18th, 2014
Bishop Fox Senior Security Associate, Rob Ragan, and Senior Associate, Oscar Salazar reveal how they can leverage free cloud services as an efficient attack platform without spending any money in this eSecurity Planet article: Can Cloud Services Be Exploited To Aid Attackers.
Hack depends on scripts creating scores of unique email addresses and automating execution of email verification. A highlight of RSA’s Cloud Ninja: Catch Me If You Can!, presented by Senior Security Associate, Rob Ragan, and Security Associate, Oscar Salazar in this Dark Reading article: Researchers Create Legal Botnet Abusing Free Cloud Service Offers
At the upcoming RSA conference, Security Associate Oscar Salazar and Senior Security Associate Rob Ragan will discuss how a lack of anti-automation protections allow attackers to take advantage of free cloud services in this Dark Reading article: Abusing Cloud Services For Cybercrime