Top CyberSecurity News for November 12th 2016

  1. Study finds malware lurking in Amazon, Google and Groupon cloud servicesFrom SC Magazine. 

    A recent study detected more than 600 cloud repositories hosting malware and other malicious activities on major cloud platforms including Amazon, Google, Groupon and thousands of other sites.

    Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Indiana University Bloomington and the University of California Santa Barbara scanned more than 140,000 sites on 20 major cloud hosting services and found that as many as 10 percent of the repositories hosted by them had been compromised, according to the “Lurking Malice in the Cloud: Understanding and Detecting Cloud Repository as a Malicious Service”.

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