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Old 25th October 2011
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Default Researchers find holes in the cloud

From http://h-online.com/-1366112

Until recently, a vulnerability in Amazon Web Services including the EC2 cloud allowed unauthorised users to perform administrative tasks. At an ACM workshop on cloud security, a team of researchers from Germany's Ruhr University of Bochum led by professor Jörg Schwenk reportedGerman language link that attackers were, for example, able to start and stop virtual machines, and create new images and gateways, in an EC2 instance.
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