Cloudy with a Chance of Persistence: AWS Post Compromise Persistence Techniques presented at BSidesChicago 2017

by Peter Ewane,

Summary : The use of Amazon Cloud as a base of operations for businesses is increasing at a rapid rate. Everyone from 2 person start-ups to major companies have been migrating to the cloud. Because of this migration, cloud vendors have become the focus of potential exploitation and various role abuse in order to achieve persistence. This presentation will cover several different methods of post-infection and account persistence along with a discussion on best practices that can be used to protect from such techniques.