Category Archives: Security

CloudNews: Megaupload: Cloud Or Crime?

CloudNews: Megaupload: Cloud Or Crime?

CloudNews: Megaupload: Cloud Or Crime? Hollywood and its partners have taken a step further towards the criminalization of Kim Dotcom’s Megaupload, the cloud service which allowed its members to upload files, and then offer those files to whomever they pleased. While Dotcom calls his service a “totally legal cloud storage site”, the American RIAA calls Megaupload…

Bad Bots – What Are They And Where Do They Come From?

Bad Bots – What Are They And Where Do They Come From?

Bad Bots – What Are They And Where Do They Come From? A ‘bot’, short for ‘web robot’, is a small software application that can run automated tasks over the internet. Their primary function is to fetch script and analyse web server information at a considerably faster rate than a human could achieve. Unfortunately, cyber-criminals…

Cloud-Based Fraud – How Serious Is The Problem?

Cloud-Based Fraud – How Serious Is The Problem?

Cloud-Based Fraud – How Serious Is The Problem? Cloud services have brought untold benefits to both personal users and businesses around the world, but with its success has come a darker side – as the cloud unquestionably helps criminals commit fraud and other illegal activities. Why does it Happen? The cloud’s key benefits, such as…

Cloud Infographic: Small Business Data Backup

Cloud Infographic: Small Business Data Backup

Cloud Infographic: Small Business Data Backup If your company isn’t utilizing cloud computing technology, you risk falling behind in the marketplace. The cloud makes it easier to manage, share and store content and data, and the figures show that your competition has most likely already moved to the cloud or is about to make the…