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Andrew Sanders

Title

Ransomware Now Spreading Through the Cloud

Summary

A new report from Netskope shows that much of the malware now spreading through the cloud is comprised of ransomware. Due to the uncontrolled growth in SaaS applications, these services are particularly vulnerable to ransomware attacks. Particularly, they are subject to what's known as a watering-hole attack, wherein an attacker uploads a malicious file to a service such as Dropbox, and then syncs it to their target's browser and mobile devices.

Author

Andrew Sanders

Links

  • http://www.csoonline.com/article/3117751/cloud-computing/ransomware-prevalent-in-cloud-based-malware.html