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Cloud Security

Denonia Malware Shows Evolving Cloud Threats

April 21, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

One of the more important points to get across when addressing cloud security is to make it clear to all involved that cloud security is not only different, but that it keeps evolving. If security professionals needed a reminder of […]


Global Cloud

AWS: Here’s what went wrong in our big cloud-computing outage

December 13, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Amazon Web Services (AWS) rarely goes down unexpectedly, but you can expect a detailed explainer when a major outage does happen. The latest of AWS’s major outages occurred at 7:30AM PST on Tuesday, December 7, lasted five hours and affected […]


Global Cloud

Microsoft: Here’s what caused our recent Azure cloud-computing services outage

April 6, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has revealed the root cause of the recent outage affecting Azure, which lasted about an hour and was due to a surge in Domain Name System (DNS) requests coupled with a code defect. Users were reporting that Azure Portal, […]


Global Cloud

Ongoing DNS hijackings target unpatched consumer routers

April 4, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

A wave of DNS hijacking attacks that abuse Google’s cloud computing service is causing consumer routers to connect to fraudulent and potentially malicious websites and addresses, a security researcher has warned. By now, most people know that Domain Name System […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Searching for secure DNS infrastructure: Can hybrid cloud architecture help?

March 25, 2016

Via: CompareTheCloud

Because of the fundamental role they play in IT infrastructure, DNS servers are exposed to Internet-based attacks and therefore must be secure at all times. Losing email service or Internet connectivity due to attacks could significantly impact a business’ profitability. […]