Tag: breach

Cloud Security

How to respond to false breach claims

October 18, 2023

Via: CSO Online

With cyberattacks continually rising, cyber criminals will take advantage of current events or previous breaches and claim they have infiltrated a business when they have not. Organizations should plan for false breach claims and must be ready to follow the […]

Cloud Security

Half-Billion Compromised Credentials Lurking on Open Cloud Server

December 21, 2021

Via: Threat Post

According to the National Crime Agency’s National Cyber Crime Unit in the U.K., nearly 586 million sets of credentials had been collected in a compromised cloud storage facility, free for the taking by any cybercrime yahoo who happened to stop […]

Cloud Security, Service Models

Fujitsu SaaS Hack Sends Govt. of Japan Scrambling

May 27, 2021

Via: Threat Post

Threat actors have stolen files from several official government agencies of Japan by hacking into Fujitsu’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform and gaining access to its systems. The Japan-based tech giant temporarily disabled ProjectWEB enterprise after learning of the attack, which is […]

Cloud Security

Hobby Lobby Exposes Customer Data in Cloud Misconfiguration

March 23, 2021

Via: Threat Post

Arts-and-crafts retailer Hobby Lobby has suffered a cloud-bucket misconfiguration, exposing a raft of customer information, according to a report. An independent security researcher who goes by the handle “Boogeyman” uncovered the issue and reported it to Motherboard in an online […]

Global Cloud

Cybercrime Moves to the Cloud to Accelerate Attacks Amid Data Glut

November 16, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Cybercriminals are embracing cloud-based services and technologies in order to accelerate their attacks on organizations and better monetize their wares, researchers have found. This is largely driven by cybercriminals who sell access to what they call “clouds of logs,” which […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Google Cloud Buckets Exposed in Rampant Misconfiguration

September 22, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Six percent of all Google Cloud buckets are misconfigured and left open to the public internet, for anyone to access their contents. In a survey of 2,064 Google Cloud buckets by Comparitech, 131 of them were found to be vulnerable […]

Global Cloud

44M Digital Wallet Items Exposed in Key Ring Cloud Misconfig

April 2, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Key Ring, creator of a digital wallet app used by 14 million people across North America, has exposed 44 million IDs, charge cards, loyalty cards, gift cards and membership cards to the open internet, researchers say. The Key Ring app […]

Global Cloud

Safer but not immune: Cloud lessons from the Equifax breach

December 7, 2017

Via: InfoWorld Cloud Computing

I’ve stopped covering breaches. First, because clouds are nowhere to be found among them. (The focus of this blog is advice to enterprises that are moving, or have moved, to cloud computing.) Second, because it just seems like piling on […]