The push to move everything into the cloud over the past several years has generated a large number of misconfigured and exposed deployments of various software stacks. This has attracted sophisticated attacks that destroy data or abuse server resources for cryptocurrency mining.
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In a new report released today, security researchers from Securonix warn of an increase in the number of multi-vector and multi-platform automated attacks against cloud infrastructure over the past few months. These often combine cryptomining, ransomware and botnet malware all in one.
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