“man-in-the-cloud” attack-Attackers can hack your cloud-based file

December 19, 2015

As per the latest research published by Black Hat conference shows a “man in cloud” attack which can hack your cloud based files including Google,Dropbox services.

This attack works by accessing the password token , a small file that sits on user’s device which was designed to save the user from entering the password each time.The token can be obtained by either of the two hacking techniques:”phishing attack” or a “drive-by exploit”.

This is a huge issue for both consumers as well as businesses who are dependent upon the cloud based data.

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