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9 Spectacular Cloud Computing Fails

For some of you, the cloud failures listed here may simply highlight areas where cloud service providers need to grow or adapt in order to better service their customers. For others, the examples may be more personal, as your data or applications may have been affected.
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Celebrity Breaches In Apple's iCloud
When cloud data breaches affect everyday people -- or even corporations -- the news rarely hits the mainstream media. But when these data breaches affect celebrities, it becomes worldwide news. When celebrity photos were being stolen due to a flaw in Apple's iCloud platform, it was plastered all over the media. Sometimes it takes high-profile incidents for service providers to pay attention and fix their bugs..
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Celebrity Breaches In Apple's iCloud

When cloud data breaches affect everyday people -- or even corporations -- the news rarely hits the mainstream media. But when these data breaches affect celebrities, it becomes worldwide news. When celebrity photos were being stolen due to a flaw in Apple's iCloud platform, it was plastered all over the media. Sometimes it takes high-profile incidents for service providers to pay attention and fix their bugs..

(Image: Zmeel/iStockphoto)

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7/21/2015 | 1:59:20 PM
Re: 9 Spectacular Cloud Computing Fails
Good point, @jagibbons. It's true, having more scrutiny magnifies the impact of its failures even more than its successes.
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