LLMjacking: Hackers Exploit Cloud AI Models with Stolen Credentials

May 11, 2024
LLMjacking: Hackers Exploit Cloud AI Models with Stolen Credentials
  • New cyber attack 'LLMjacking' targets cloud-based large language model services through stolen credentials.

  • Attackers exploit vulnerabilities in the Laravel Framework to hijack cloud-hosted LLMs.

  • LLMjacking employs tools like Python scripts for key validation and reverse proxies to maintain access without exposing stolen credentials.

  • The aim is to monetize the LLMs while incurring substantial costs to the victim's organization, disrupting operations.

  • Mitigation strategies include enabling detailed logging, monitoring for unusual activity, and strong vulnerability management.

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New 'LLMjacking' Attack Exploits Stolen Cloud Credentials

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