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Hey you, get off of My Cloud

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Information security consultancy SEC Consult has exposed a major vulnerability in Western Digital’s My Cloud storage devices, rendering them easy hijack targets. Anyone who can reach the administrative web server, either through the public Internet or a user’s private network, can execute arbitrary commands on the machine and upload files…. Read more »

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Cloudflare leak affects millions of websites

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The bad news is that millions of websites using security and web optimisation platform Cloudflare have recently suffered a data leak. Amongst those affected by the security vulnerability nicknamed Cloudbleed are Uber, Fitbit and dating site OkCupid. More than 5 million sites currently utilise Cloudfare, meaning the security hiccup could… Read more »

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GoDaddy suffers possible hack attack

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GoDaddy, the world’s largest internet domain name registrar and web host, saw thousands of its websites go down on Monday most likely due to a hack attack. GoDaddy was quick to get the sites back online and have assured customers that no customer data was compromised. The BBC reports that… Read more »

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CFC explores the risks of storing your data in the cloud

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While there has been growth in public awareness about cloud computing, there remains some confusion about what it actually is. Put simply, cloud computing is pooled hardware and software made accessible via the internet. It means IT users can access their applications and data online. The applications and data are… Read more »

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