Cloud Security

Zoom Taps Ex-Facebook CISO Amid Security Snafus, Lawsuit
Posted on Thursday April 09, 2020

The online videoconferencing service added Alex Stamos to the team and has also formed an expert advisory board to grapple with the pains of its COVID-19 growth spurt.

Cisco ‘Critical Update’ Phishing Attack Steals Webex Credentials
Posted on Thursday April 09, 2020

Emails purporting to be a Cisco "critical security advisory" are actually part of a phishing campaign trying to steal victims' Webex credentials.

WhatsApp Axes COVID-19 Mass Message Forwarding
Posted on Wednesday April 08, 2020

Amid rampant misinformation, users of the Facebook-owned messaging platform can no longer send coronavirus messages to more than one user at a time.

Government VPN Servers Targeted in Zero-Day Attack
Posted on Monday April 06, 2020

The attacks are being carried out against Chinese government interests worldwide, according to Qihoo 360.

Beyond Zoom: How Safe Are Slack and Other Collaboration Apps?
Posted on Monday April 06, 2020

COVID-19’s effect on work footprints has created an unprecedented challenge for IT and security staff. Many departments are scrambling to enable collaboration apps for all -- but without proper security they can be a big risk.

Self-Propagating Malware Targets Thousands of Docker Ports Per Day
Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

A Bitcoin-mining campaign using the Kinsing malware is spreading quickly thanks to cloud-container misconfigurations.

Cloud Providers, CDNs Team Up to Battle Internet Routing Attacks
Posted on Friday April 03, 2020

A group of CDNs and cloud providers are joining in on a fight against common internet routing attacks.

44M Digital Wallet Items Exposed in Key Ring Cloud Misconfig
Posted on Thursday April 02, 2020

Millions of IDs, charge cards, loyalty cards, gift cards, medical marijuana ID cards and personal information was left exposed to the open internet.

Tokyo Olympics Postponed, But 5G Security Lessons Shine
Posted on Thursday March 26, 2020

Threatpost Senior Editor Tara Seals is joined by Russ Mohr, engineer and Apple evangelist at MobileIron along with Jerry Ray, COO at SecureAge, for a discussion about the now postponed Tokyo Games and its use of 5G and the myriad of security concerns Japan is preparing for.

Chinese Hackers Exploit Cisco, Citrix Flaws in Massive Espionage Campaign
Posted on Wednesday March 25, 2020

Researchers say that APT41's exploits are part of one of the broadest espionage campaigns they've seen from a Chinese-linked actor "in recent years."