Tag Archives | cloud security




Microsoft Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF) Launched

Not too long after Amazon launched their cloud protection WAF the Microsoft Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF) has been made generally available in all public Azure DCs. It’s a good move with the majority of websites and services moving into one of the big 3 cloud providers (AWS, Google or Azure) and the vast majority […]

Topic: Countermeasures, Web Hacking

Agile Security – How Does It Fit Into A World Of Continuous Delivery

So, Agile Security? How does it fit into the new age of rapid iteration, continuous integration and continuous development? It’s an interesting discussion and personally very on point for me as I operate in an agile organisation and just today took (and passed yay me) my Scrum Master certification. The traditional silo approach of security […]

Topic: Countermeasures, Secure Coding

Hiding A Bitcoin Mining Botnet In The Cloud

This is a pretty interesting story, and an interesting use (or mis-use) of cloud resources. We’ve covered similar stuff before like the case when Yahoo! was Spreading Bitcoin Mining Botnet Malware Via Ads, and then more recently when the Pirated ‘Watch Dogs’ Game Made A Bitcoin Mining Botnet. But this time it’s not malware based, […]

Topic: Networking Hacking, Web Hacking

Oracle Java Cloud Service Vulnerabilities Publicly Disclosed

Security researches from the Polish firm Security Explorations have released a massive slew of PoC code and technical details on 30 Oracle Java Cloud Service Vulnerabilities. It seems like they had already reported them to Oracle, but weren’t happy with how things were handled, so have decided to go public with the weaknesses. They gave […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Web Hacking

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