Referred to as #AttachMe and mentioned in Oracle’s July 2022 Critical Patch Update, the vulnerability could have exposed sensitive data to attackers knowing the victim’s Oracle Cloud Identifier (OCID). “OCI customers could have been targeted by an attacker with knowledge of #AttachMe. Any unattached storage volume, or attached storage volumes allowing multi-attachment, could have been…

The new investment round was led by Pelion Venture Partners, with existing investors Kleiner Perkins and Upfront Ventures also participating. Founded in 2019 by Crowdstrike and Microsoft alums, the Los Angeles-based company emerged from stealth in February 2020 to provide data security tools designed to prevent leaks, breaches, and compliance issues. Open Raven says its…

Thousands of customer-facing Android and iOS mobile apps — including banking apps — have been found to contain hardcoded Amazon Web Services (AWS) credentials that would allow cyberattackers to steal sensitive information from corporate clouds. Symantec researchers uncovered 1,859 business apps that use hardcoded AWS credentials, specifically access tokens. Of these, three-quarters (77%) contain valid…

The round was led by OurCrowd, with participation from existing investors Boston Seed Capital, Gutbrain Ventures, and PBJ Capital. Founded in 2017, the Burlington, MA-based Sotero provides a data-focused security platform that allows for the centralized management of data instances, applications, and security point solutions. Sotero’s cloud-native, zero trust solution provides auditability, visibility, governance, and…

RSA CONFERENCE 2022 – If cloud services weren’t complicated enough for the typical business today to properly configure and secure, there’s also a lesser-known layer of middleware that cloud providers run that can harbor hidden security flaws. Researchers from Wiz.io last week at RSA Conference in San Francisco unveiled an open source, cloud middleware database…

The pandemic-propelled shift to work-from-home and bring-your-own-devices accelerated the already expanding move to the cloud. IDC predicts that global cloud spending will grow from $703 billion in 2021 to $1.3 trillion in 2025. Statista reports that the percentage of corporate data stored on the cloud rose from 30% in 2015 to 48% at the beginning…