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How Badly Will Recent Hacking Damage Trust in the Cloud?

Monday, May 16th, 2011

I don’t see why people are so surprised about this; “cloud” is just another name for “network,” so it should come as no surprise when networks are vulnerable to hackers.

It’s not been a good few weeks for technology companies with all manner of high-profile hackings being reported, not just on technology websites such as gHacks, but worldwide on the early evening news bulletins. There’s no sign things are going to calm down any time soon either with Sony still in the news for tentatively bringing their services back online.

Although the gaming giant has been the largest target of a hacking attack with 100 million people’s details stolen, a great many more people have had personal data pilfered from other websites too.