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Attribution of Fraudulent Resource Consumption in the Cloud
Found in: 2012 IEEE 5th International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD)
By Joseph Idziorek,Mark Tannian,Doug Jacobson
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 99-106
Obligated by a utility pricing model, Internet-facing web resources hosted in the public cloud are vulnerable to Fraudulent Resource Consumption (FRC) attacks. Unlike an application-layer DDoS attack that consumes resources with the goal of disrupting shor...
Exploiting Cloud Utility Models for Profit and Ruin
Found in: Cloud Computing, IEEE International Conference on
By Joseph Idziorek,Mark Tannian
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 33-40
This paper discusses an attack on the cloud computing model by which an attacker subtly exploits a fundamental vulnerability of current utility compute models over a sustained period of time. Internet-accessible cloud services expose resources that are met...