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Microsoft Azure Flaws Could Have Let Hackers Take Over Cloud Servers
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Some cybersecurity researchers have announced that they have just patched two serious vulnerabilities in Microsoft Azure which would have allowed attackers “unauthorizedly access screenshots and sensitive information of any virtual machine running on Azure infrastructure—it doesn’t matter if they’re running on a shared, dedicated or isolated virtual machines.” One of the vulnerabilities lay in a request spoofing issue which affected the cloud computing service, and the other was a remote execution flaw which would have enabled a threat actor to take full control of business’s code. Luckily these security holes were brought up and patched before they could be taken advantage of.
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