IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)
IaaS provides customers with the necessary infrastructure such as VM, load balancers and WAF. With this service, they pay for the resources they use only in their spare time and do their work at a lower cost. IaaS customers have more control over the infrastructure than clients of SaaS and PaaS services, but require more technical knowledge. Amazon Web Services is a widely used IaaS.
Some Cloud Attack Types
Cloud Malware Injection Attacks
Cloud Malware injection attacks; used to control the user’s information in the cloud. Therefore, attackers can initiate the execution of malicious code by routing the user’s cloud requests to the attacker’s module by adding instances of an infected service application module to the SaaS or PaaS solution or virtual machine instances to the IaaS solution.
Side Channel Attacks
Attackers install side-by-side attacks simultaneously by installing a malicious virtual machine along with the target virtual machine. In the meantime, the purpose of attackers to access the system applications of cryptographic algorithms. Such attacks can cause severe destruction for the cloud.
An APT attack is an attack that allows attackers to constantly steal sensitive data stored in the cloud or to use cloud services without being noticed by legitimate users. After unauthorized access, attackers can roam between data center networks and use network traffic.
Specter – Meltdown
What is Cloud Penetration Testing?
Cloud penetration testing is a method of actively checking and inspecting the cloud system by simulating an attack from malicious code. So you can measure the vulnerability of your services, regardless of which Cloud model you use.