Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Twitter Hacker Attack Raises Cloud Computing Security Questions | Peter Kafka | MediaMemo | AllThingsD

Okay, maybe I won’t try to get seriously into Twitter just yet…

One downside of being the world’s most talked-about start-up: You become an irresistible target for hackers.

Now Twitter, which has suffered multiple security breaches in the past, has been punctured again. Someone has gotten into the personal Web services accounts of co-founder Evan Williams, his wife and at least one other Twitter employee, and used that access to make off with a pile of confidential company documents. He’s now distributing them on the Web, and TechCrunch promises to publish many of them.

Twitter Hacker Attack Raises Cloud Computing Security Questions | Peter Kafka | MediaMemo | AllThingsD

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