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Time to end the cloud-o-phobia

Sorry, but I felt no need to purchase a monocle so I could have it pop out of my eye…

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Open S3 Buckets: From Bad to Worse

Just when you thought that the whole “globally readable Amazon S3 storage buckets” thing couldn’t get any worse, it did….

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Beware of mobile number port out scams!

I spend a lot of time telling people to use two factor authentication on their important web accounts.¬† This may…

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Outsourced security program failure leads to $100K regulatory fine

Another reminder of the importance of managing third party vendor relationships… The Commodity Futures Trading Commission fined AMP Global Clearing…

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lastpass security issues found and fixed

In August of last year, a security researcher at UC Berkeley found two security vulnerabilities in LastPass¬†while researching the security…

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dropbox sharing flaw exposes personal documents and (unencrypted) cloud risks

A security vulnerability in the way that online storage provider DropBox (and possibly rival Box) handles links to shared files…

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japan cloud oopsie reveals confidential treaty data

A cautionary tale of cloud computing… apparently, a Google Groups group set up by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment…