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Celebrity hacking is our wake-up call

The recent string of celebrity image leaks online could slow adoption of cloud services.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
28th September, 2014

The recent string of celebrity image leaks online could slow adoption of cloud services, according to several Irish security experts. Actors Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Kirsten Dunst were among those to have their private data leaked by hackers.

Conor Flynn, director of ISAS, said cloud security took a hit as a result of these leaks but that most of the hacking involved traditional techniques that targeted users directly rather than cloud providers.

“The general...

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