Category: CLOUDSEC

Smart Sensors: A Look at Beacon Security

After working on a smart city project, I wanted to share some of my learnings about beacon technology and how to evaluate its security. https://blog.rapid7.com/2019/02/05/smart-sensors-a-look-at-beacon-security/

Microsoft Azure data deleted because of DNS outage

Users of Microsoft’s Azure system lost database records as part of a mass outage on Tuesday. A combination of DNS problems and automated scripts were to blame, said reports. https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/02/01/dns-outage-turns-tables-on-azure-database-users/

“Cobalt” Hackers Use Google App Engine in Recent Attacks

Infamous “Cobalt” hacking group has been using Google App Engine for the delivery of malware through PDF decoy documents, Netskope’s security researchers say.  read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Securityweek/~3/Lm9H6ZZ5rhI/cobalt-hackers-use-google-app-engine-recent-attacks