Panda Security’s malware research laboratory’s CI (collective intelligence) engine recently discovered a large amount of malware in cloud based computing systems. The article ( http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9221755/CI_pinpoints_200_millionth_piece_of_cloud_based_malware?taxonomyId=17 ) tells us that one third of all the malware on the internet was created in the first 10 months of 2010. This malware Not only are there 200 million instances of malware on clouds today, the number continues to grow at an increasing rate.
Cloud technology is a simple and reliable way to share software. The problem is that the cloud needs to have impressive security, otherwise they will be vulnerable to attack. An attack on a cloud system will allow an attacker access to multiple systems further compromising the integrity of the cloud. Is the cloud as safe as it seems? Or will hackers see them as internet zeppelins, ripe for attacking.