Azure This Week

Cosmos DB Breach – What Happened?

Episode description

Lars Klint takes a deeper dive into Azure news this week, as he breaks down the recent Cosmos DB breach, which some are labelling ChaosDB. Wiz, a research company, discovered the issue through accessing Azure customers’ primary keys with the help of Jupyter Notebook. Affecting all Cosmos DB customers, Lars digs further into how this data breach happened, what you need to do, and what this means for cloud computing in general. He then finishes up with a brief look at some new ExpressRoute updates.

0:00 Introduction
0:17 ChaosDB: Hacking Cosmos DB
0:35 How did it work?
1:39 Who is affected?
2:18 What to do now
3:07 What does this mean for cloud computing?
4:28 Azure ExpressRoute Updates


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ChaosDB: Hacking Cosmos DB
https://www.wiz.io/blog/chaosdb-how-we-hacked-thousands-of-azure-customers-databases

Azure ExpressRoute updates
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/updates/general-availability-azure-expressroute-new-expressroute-peering-locations-available/

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/updates/general-availability-azure-expressroute-new-expressroute-direct-locations-available/

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Series description

Azure This Week is your weekly news roundup for all things Azure. Join our expert hosts as they cover everything you need to know about the past week’s developments, keeping it short, fun and informative. Whether you’re just beginning your cloud journey, or you know your stuff, there’s something for everyone!

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