Chapter 4: Exploiting S3 Buckets
S3 buckets are one of the primary resources that AWS uses to hold data. S3 buckets are great ways to hold objects such as data and metadata. However, much like other file storage solutions, S3 buckets can be easily exploited through simple misconfigurations. These misconfigurations can lead to data leaks and other serious security issues.
In this chapter, we are going to take a dive into S3 buckets, their functionality, and how to exploit issues with public buckets and misconfigured buckets. We will also discuss real-world scenarios and how vulnerabilities in S3 buckets have become a common global issue for many corporations.
In this chapter, we'll cover the following topics:
- AWS Regions and Availability Zones ...
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