Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Dec 2009 23:28 UTC
Editorial Now that everything is moving to the cloud internet, you might think that data loss is a thing of the past. Sadly, as the past few months have taught us, this actually isn't true; we first had the Microsoft/Danger disaster, and now we have Palm and Sprint facing a class-action lawsuit over data loss for webOS phones. All this raises the question: how safe is it to store your precious data on the internet, and do you really trust the internet?
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RE: Always anti-cloud! Here's why.
by strcpy on Thu 10th Dec 2009 19:05 UTC in reply to "Always anti-cloud! Here's why."
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I don't want to even imagine the armageddon that will ensue the day some hacker (inside job or from outside) hacks into Google's servers and grabs that data from users for not-so-good purposes.

Quite good point.

In another news: "Security researchers have spotted the Zeus botnet running an unauthorized command and control center on Amazon's EC2 cloud computing infrastructure".

You didn't have to wait long.

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