Hackers Could Exploit Google Workspace and Cloud Platform for Ransomware Attacks

Threat actors may use a variety of newly demonstrated attack techniques against Google Workspace and the Google Cloud Platform to carry out ransomware, data exfiltration, and password recovery attacks.

Martin Zugec, technical solutions director at Bitdefender, stated in a recent report that “threat actors could progress in several ways, starting from a single compromised machine: they could move to other cloned machines with GCPW installed, gain access to the cloud platform with custom permissions, or decrypt locally stored passwords to continue their attack beyond the Google ecosystem.”

In order for these attacks to occur, the malicious actor must have previously obtained access to a local computer through another method read more Hackers Could Exploit Google Workspace and Cloud Platform for Ransomware Attacks.

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