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Unprotected Azure bucket exposed passports of prominent volleyball players and journalists

An exposed storage bucket on Microsoft’s cloud made accessible a stockpile of passports and IDs belonging to leading volleyball players and reporters.

The unprotected Azure blob share instance, discovered an intelligence researcher in November last year, was accessible by anyone who knew where to look. 


Filecoin’s decentralised cloud storage network breaks one million TB milestone

Decentralised cloud storage startup Filecoin announced its network has achieved one Exabyte of worldwide storage capacity.

Launched in 2014, Filecoin touts its platform as a more secure and cost-effective cloud storage competitor to the likes of Box, AWS and Google Cloud.


Italy investigates Apple, Google and Dropbox cloud storage services

Italy’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Apple, Google and Dropbox over their cloud storage services.

The competition and market authority said it has opened a total of six investigations into Apple iCloud, Google Drive and Dropbox’s online storage service in response to complaints about unfair commercial practices and violations of the country’s consumer rights directive.


Popular cloud storage app vehicle for secret ad fraud operation

4shared was covertly generating fake clicks and purchases, and sending personal data to servers in the British Virgin Islands Researchers working for Upstream’s security lab have discovered that a popular cloud storage app has been triggering and hiding suspicious background activity. 4shared, which has over 100 million downloads, has been delivering ads to users that… Read More