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Tracee Newly Released Rules Detect Attackers Out-of-the-Box

Tracee Newly Released Rules Detect Attackers Out-of-the-Box

Aqua Tracee is an open source runtime security and forensics tool for Linux. It can help you detect suspicious behavior at runtime using an extensive data collection engine and a sophisticated rules engine. You can further read about the development of Tracee in our blog The Story of Tracee: The Path to Runtime …

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Trivy Can Now Scan Unpackaged Binary Files

Trivy Can Now Scan Unpackaged Binary Files

Trivy, the all-in-one security scanner, is now able to scan binary files in your scan targets such as container images.Most security scanners rely on package managers to discover vulnerabilities. Trivy now uses Rekor from Sigstore to look up the hash of a binary file. If a relevant SBOM is found through the hash, …

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8220 Gang Deploys a New Campaign with Upgraded Techniques

8220 Gang Deploys a New Campaign with Upgraded Techniques

A recent campaign by the 8220 gang, who have been known to exploit the newly discovered critical Confluence vulnerability (CVE-2022-26134), targeted one of our honeypots. This campaign has evolved over time to deliberately target containers. In this game of cat and mouse, the threat actors used some new techniques, …

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Trivy v0.29.0 Release: RBAC, Helm, Custom Extensions, and More

Trivy v0.29.0 Release: RBAC, Helm, Custom Extensions, and More

The new Trivy release is out! As ever, there are tons of exciting updates and features, such as role-based access control (RBAC) and Helm chart scanning, support for custom extensions, a Trivy Operator Lens integration, and many more. Read on for feature highlights and try them out.

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Integrate OSS Container Vulnerability Data with Aqua and Sonatype Nexus

Integrate OSS Container Vulnerability Data with Aqua and Sonatype Nexus

The rise in software supply chain attacks presents a profound challenge to the cornerstone of DevOps practices: the heavy use and reuse of open source software (OSS). Aqua Security extends visibility into risks across the software stack – and helps teams maintain a clear view into their software bills of materials …

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Unlimited Container Image Scanning in Docker Desktop with Trivy

Unlimited Container Image Scanning in Docker Desktop with Trivy

A core part of shifting security left is to check your artifacts and their dependencies for vulnerabilities as early in the dev lifecycle as possible. Whether you’re building your own container images or using third-party images, the Trivy Docker Desktop integration allows you to easily scan any container image …

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Hunting Rootkits with eBPF: Detecting Linux Syscall Hooking Using Tracee

Hunting Rootkits with eBPF: Detecting Linux Syscall Hooking Using Tracee

Today, cloud native platforms are increasingly using eBPF-based security technology. It enables the monitoring and analysis of applications’ runtime behavior by creating safe hooks for tracing internal functions and capturing important data for forensic purposes. Tracee is an open source runtime security and forensics …

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New Linux Kernel Vulnerability: Escaping Containers by Abusing Cgroups

New Linux Kernel Vulnerability: Escaping Containers by Abusing Cgroups

CVE-2022-0492, a recently disclosed high-severity Linux vulnerability that relates to a weakness in the handling of release_agent in cgroups, could allow for container escape under some circumstances. Fortunately, in common container configurations, the various layers of security hardening will block effective …

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Dirty Pipe Linux Vulnerability: Overwriting Files in Container Images

Dirty Pipe Linux Vulnerability: Overwriting Files in Container Images

A new CVE in the Linux kernel was released this week. CVE-2022-0847, aka “Dirty Pipe”, is a vulnerability that allows users on a Linux system to overwrite the contents of files that they can read but shouldn’t be able to write to. Looking at this vulnerability from the perspective of hosts using containerization …

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Adopting Zero Trust in Kubernetes: The Fundamentals

Adopting Zero Trust in Kubernetes: The Fundamentals

In late January, the White House published a memo that lays the groundwork for creating a zero-trust architecture for federal agencies. With renewed attention from the US government, zero-trust networking is an area that many organizations are focusing on to improve their security posture. With that focus, it makes …

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CVE-2022-0185 in Linux Kernel Can Allow Container Escape in Kubernetes

CVE-2022-0185 in Linux Kernel Can Allow Container Escape in Kubernetes

Last week, a new high-severity CVE was released that affects the Linux kernel. This vulnerability provides an opportunity for an attacker who has access to a system as an unprivileged user to escalate those rights to root. To do this, the attacker must have a specific Linux capability, CAP_SYS_ADMIN, which reduces the …

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