Security concerns in popular cloud storage services

Cheng-Kang Chu, Wen Tao Zhu, Jin Han, Kai Sui Joseph Liu, Jia Xu, Jianying Zhou

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)50 - 57
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Pervasive Computing
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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