'Trust has gone from cloud providers,' argues security expert following Snapchat, iCloud and Dropbox breaches

Danny Palmer
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Data breaches and NSA snooping mean trust in cloud providers won't return for some time, Dr Kevin Curran tells Computing

Recent data breaches and image leaks - including the iCloud celebrity naked photo hacks, stolen Snapchat images and the Dropbox hacks - have further undermined trust in cloud storage providers that...

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