Monday, January 30, 2012

Megaupload user data

  • WASHINGTON - Federal prosecutors say data from users of Megaupload could be deleted as soon as Thursday. U.S.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • Megaupload is one of many services offering online storage and file sharing, although extensive sharing of data hosted by such services is Business Consultants has recently become an avid user of Dropbox, switching from the MobileME service.
  • (TMCnet)
  • It hopes to attract alleged victims in Spain that identify as a premium, lifetime or normal Megaupload user. However, the page will be used actions could conflict with European and UK privacy, data protection and computer misuse laws.
  • (ITnews)
  • Insider theft accounted for 13.4 percent of the 419 data breaches tracked by the ITRC in 2011. The activist hacker group Anonymous continued its attack spree to retaliate against the governments shut down of file-sharing service Megaupload over the weekend.
  • (CIO Insight)
  • The free Megaupload service allowed uploads of files up to 2GB in size and total storage of 200GB. Fee-based plans offered unlimited storage.
  • (Ars Technica)
  • Of course, it is not clear how much of that data was work-related and how much was for in-cubicle entertainment. After the indictment, a number of Megaupload users complained a big risk for sites that accept user uploads.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • The closure of file storage site Megaupload should not be read as a failure of the Cloud then I would invest in multiple Cloud providers.
  • (Computerworld Australia)
  • The distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks began Thursday just hours after the U.S.
  • (it World Canada)

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