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How cloud computing leaked private celebrity photos

How cloud computing leaked private celebrity photos | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Analysis: Was phishing or brute force responsible for the attack?
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Following the leak Apple quietly issued a security patch to protect its iCloud users from brute force attacks based on a Python script posted on GitHub, a public code repository, that seemingly avoided security features blocking multiple failed login attempts to the company's Find My iPhone service.

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Symantec: Rogue clouds cause confidential data exposure in business | ZDNet

Symantec: Rogue clouds cause confidential data exposure in business | ZDNet | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Symantec says that as demand grows for cloud computing, businesses need to be aware of the "hidden costs" associated with this technology.
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Security and Cloud Computing at SMB Crossroads

Security and Cloud Computing at SMB Crossroads | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Cloud computing may be the marquee player in IT services, but when it comes to giving business leaders the cold sweats, security still steals the show, at least among the cloud’s newest arrivals.
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Their concerns are not unfounded. In their annual Security Threat Report for 2013, Symantec Corp. said attacks on SMBs jumped 18 percent from the year earlier.

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