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Issue No.04 - Oct.-Dec. (2013 vol.12)
pp: 50-57
Cheng-Kang Chu , Institute for Infocomm Research
Wen-Tao Zhu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jin Han , Institute for Infocomm Research
Joseph K. Liu , Institute for Infocomm Research
Jia Xu , Institute for Infocomm Research
Jianying Zhou , Institute for Infocomm Research
ABSTRACT
The authors provide a systematic security analysis on the sharing methods of three major cloud storage and synchronization services: Dropbox, Google Drive, and Microsoft SkyDrive. They show that all three services have security weaknesses that may result in data leakage without users' awareness.
INDEX TERMS
Cloud computing, Computer security, Electronic mail, Cryptography, Storage automation, Privacy,pervasive computing, data sharing, cloud storage, security and privacy, data leakage
CITATION
Cheng-Kang Chu, Wen-Tao Zhu, Jin Han, Joseph K. Liu, Jia Xu, Jianying Zhou, "Security Concerns in Popular Cloud Storage Services", IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol.12, no. 4, pp. 50-57, Oct.-Dec. 2013, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2013.72
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