Microsoft Azure breach left thousands of customer records exposed

Another day, another company failing to secure sensitive customer data held in the cloud. It has been discovered that UK-based app developer Probase exposed information – including medical records, recruitment data, occupational health assessments, insurance claim documents and more – via an unsecured cloud database. The news was first broken by The Register, which was tipped off by cybersecurity researcher …

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China cloud market growing, but still smaller than Microsft Azure

After the cloud’s big three – AWS, Azure and Google Cloud – all of the attention usually shifts to Chinese vendors. Canalys’ fresh reports are stating that cloud providers from the far East grew by 65 percent in the third quarter of the year, raking in approximately $5 billion in revenue for the period. The market analysts are saying the …

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New phishing scam uses IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure to feign legitimacy

There is a new phishing campaign going around, which leverages high-profile cloud services from Microsoft and IBM to feign legitimacy. As recently reported by Bleeping Computer, the phishing campaign targets corporate employees, who receive an email warning that their inbox is full. Unless the issue is resolved, claims the fraudulent message, important emails could be lost. The email contains two …

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