Security experts warn malware variants of XORDDoS and Kaiji distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) botnets are targeting exposed Docker servers.
Security researchers from Imperva have found thousands of Docker hosts exposed to a new vulnerability and exposed remote Docker API. The new research describes the threat along with sample scripts and what can be done about it.
A serious vulnerability in runc open-source container management has been discovered and patched. runc is used by most of the underlying container engines and runtime, such as Docker, cri-o, containerd, and Kubernetes.
Researchers at Trend Micro have recently spotted malicious activity abusing systems running misconfigured Docker containers.
You may have wondered what application containers are, let alone how to secure them. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) sets out to explain the benefits and security concerns with application container technologies in the latest Special Publication (SP 800-190) Application Container Security Guide.
A new attack that uses Docker containers to hide, persist and plant malware was demonstrated at Black Hat by a team of security researchers from Aqua Security.