Cloud services

Pierluigi Paganini February 27, 2024
Russia-linked APT29 switched to targeting cloud services

Russia-linked APT29 threat actors have switched to targeting cloud services, according to a joint alert issued by the Five Eyes cybersecurity agencies. A joint advisory issued by cybersecurity agencies of Five Eyes (US, UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand) warns that Russia-linked APT29 threat actors (aka SVR group, Cozy Bear, Nobelium, BlueBravo, Midnight Blizzard, and The Dukes) have switched to targeting […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 13, 2022
Threat actors abuse public cloud services to spread multiple RATs

Threat actors are actively abusing cloud services from Amazon and Microsoft to deliver RATs such as Nanocore, Netwire, and AsyncRAT. Threat actors are actively exploiting public cloud services from Amazon and Microsoft to spread RATs such as Nanocore, Netwire, and AsyncRAT used to steal sensitive information from compromised systems. The malware campaign was spotted by Cisco Talos in October 2021, most […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 03, 2019
Threat actors abuse Microsoft Azure to Host Malware and C2 Servers

Microsoft Azure cloud services are being abused by threat actors to host malware and as command and control (C&C) servers. Threat actors look with great interest at cloud services that could be abused for several malicious purposes, like storing malware or implementing command and control servers. Now it seems to be the Microsoft Azure’s turn, […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 28, 2014
Hackers exploit cloud services to build Money-Mining Botnet

Two security experts will present at the next BlackHat conference how to exploit cloud services to build Money-Mining Botnet. Cloud computing is becoming the paradigm most abused by cybercrime, cloud architectures represent privileged targets of cyber criminals that desire to steal data they contain or to abuse their resources to conduct cyber attacks. Two researchers, Rob […]