Snowden Urges Cloud Providers to Adopt Zero Knowledge System to Protect Customers from NSA

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Edward Snowden doesn’t believe that his disclosures about the NSA will mean the end of cloud computing. In a lengthy interview with the Guardian’s editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger and reporter Ewen MacAskill, Snowden said that cloud providers will have to adopt a zero knowledge system in order to keep customers safe from government surveillance. Read More

Large Volume DDoS Attacks See Exceptional Growth in First Half of 2014: Arbor Networks

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Large volume DDoS attacks increased by almost 350 percent from 2013 to the first half of 2014, according to Arbor Networks’ DDoS Attack Trends Q2 2014 report. While average attack size and NTP use decreased compared to Q1, attack duration increased, and Arbor emphasizes that volume was the main theme in DDoS attacks for the first half of the year. Read More