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"Man-in-the-Cloud" attacks leverage storage services to steal data


Securityweek – (International) Findings from Imperva's latest Hacker Intelligence Initiative report revealed that attackers can abuse popular cloud storage services for command and control (C&C) communications, endpoint hacking, remote access, and data exfiltration via Man-in-the-Cloud (MITC) techniques in which they access and decrypt stored user synchronization tokens.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:55