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Context warns of new reverse web proxy bypass vulnerability  06 October 2011 
Source: Context Information Security - Posted by Administrator   
Apache releases security advisory following discovery of back door threat by researchers at Context Information Security
Go Daddy mass hack points surfers towards malware  19 September 2011 
Source: The Register UK - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Hundreds of Go Daddy sites were compromised to point towards a site hosting malware last weekend. The mass hack of around 445 sites involved the injection of hostile code into the .htaccess files of the sites.
How Hacktivism Affects Us All  07 September 2011 
Source: PC Advisor - Posted by Dave Wreski   
In December 2010, a group of nearly 3000 activists under the name "Operation Payback" launched online attacks against PayPal, MasterCard, and Visa, briefly knocking the three financial services' sites offline and preventing consumers from accessing ATMs or online banking services.
Cloud computing: If hackers want access, they'll get it  23 August 2011 
Source: Director of Finance - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Cloud providers that store client data on shared or virtual servers must ensure that private customer information cannot be accessed in the event of a cyber attack or a server being hacked, according to search specialists, Simplexo.
Lessons learned from a recent Amazon outage  16 August 2011 
Source: Computer World - Posted by Alex   
Another Amazon cloud-services outage occurred on Sunday, August 7th in a Dublin, Ireland data center. This one occurred due to a lightning strike that hit a transformer near the Dublin data center. It led to an explosion and fire that knocked out all utility services thereby leading to a total data center outage. Amazon had its only European data center located there.
Security experts knock Google on PC infection warnings  22 July 2011 
Source: Network World - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Google has taken the unprecedented step of warning millions of users whose PCs it believes are infected with fake security software and other malware, the company said yesterday. But some security experts are leery of Google's move.
Firms still lack faith in cloud security for their data  20 July 2011 
Source: The Inquirer - Posted by Anthony Pell   
BLACK BOX CLOUD DEPLOYMENTS are being shunned by firms looking to backup data due to security concerns. Cloud deployments, which have gained popularity in the past five years through the promise of accessing seemingly unlimited resources conjured up out of thin air, are being shunned for use as redundant storage due to fears about data security.
Two DDoS attacks hit Network Solutions  22 June 2011 
Source: ZDNet Blogs - Posted by Alex   
Network solutions is reporting on two consecutive DDoS attacks which hit the company’s networks. According to the company, its engineers quickly took care of the issue, although some users continue reporting issues with access to web and email services:
Hacker attacks show vulnerability of cloud computing  17 June 2011 
Source: LA Times - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Outsourcing computer tasks to firms that maintain huge data centers around the world may not be as safe as billed, despite the cloud's potential for cost savings and reducing the hassles of running in-house servers, security experts say.
Turkey arrests 32 Anonymous hackers for DDOS attacks  13 June 2011 
Source: Network World - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Turkey responded to the hacking group Anonymous with 32 arrests following attacks on government websites, according to the country's state-run news agency.
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