Future of Web Security Appears Gloomy
According to the security forecast by the security firm Websense for 2009, the cloud is going to be hazardous, user-friendly websites will be used to host malicious data, and the rich Internet applications are expected to prove useless for their users.
Phil Vasic, Websense Country Manager for Australia/New Zealand, predicted that the cloud will be increasingly used for conducting malicious activities. Cloud-based services like Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and GoGrid enable the users to store large volumes of data and do bulky calculations at a reasonable cost, as reported by crn on December 11, 2008.
Vasic stated that these services have attracted the cyber crooks to abuse them. Cloud may either be used to distribute spam or to launch highly sophisticated onlin...
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