Microsoft Warns Customers of Azure Flaw That Could Give Malicious Actors Access to Data
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Microsoft warned some of its Azure cloud computing customers that a flaw discovered by researchers at Palo Alto networks could have allowed hackers to access their data. However, it had no evidence malicious hackers had abused the technique.
The Palo Alto researchers were able to get full control of Azure containers clusters that had not been patched for a known vulnerability. Those clusters included containers from other users. This is the second major flaw revealed in Microsoft’s core Azure system in as many weeks. In late August, security experts at Wiz described a database flaw that also would have allowed one customer to alter another’s data. (Joseph Menn / Reuters)
Related: TechNet Blogs, The Register - Security, MSSP Alert, Microsoft Security Response Center, iTnews - Security, BusinessLine - Home, ETTelecom.com, NDTV Gadgets360.com, WebProNews
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