Tag Archive | "cloud computing"


02 December 2010 | 13,918 views

Cloud Computing Use By Criminals Increasing

Over the last couple of years Cloud Computing has started gaining some real leverage, it’s being deployed on a wide scale, it’s becoming more affordable and the platforms supplying such services are becoming more stable. Of course the natural progression of this wider adoption is the focus of the security community and naturally the bad [...]

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19 May 2010 | 7,671 views

Cloud Security – The Next Big Thing? Fortify Readiness Scorecard

With the paradigm shifting, especially for high traffic or high availability web applications, towards cloud computing – will Cloud Security become the next big thing? We’ve already seen how you can use a cloud platform like Amazon EC2 for password cracking. So with a lot of companies moving to 3rd party cloud platforms, I’m sure [...]

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03 November 2009 | 21,929 views

Using Cloud Computing To Crack Passwords – Amazon’s EC2

Now this is interesting a proper mathematical calculation for using cloud computing to crack passwords, now Amazon has opened up their EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) the cost of massive parallel processing power has come right down. And guess what, someone thought of using it to crack passwords. It seems the cut-off would be a 12 [...]

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10 October 2008 | 5,520 views

Symantec to Buy MessageLabs (Email Spam and Web Traffic Filter)

Some interesting security industry news, it seems like Symantec is really setting itself up to be the Microsoft of the security world. They are buying up anything and everything and merging it into the Symantec borg…things that are successful of course. Their latest acquisition is the popular MessageLabs, a good example of both cloud computing [...]

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