Hackers find cloud servers easy prey

    Date23 Dec 2013
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    How long would it take to hack into an average Web-based server - the kind a company might rent from the likes of Amazon Web Services? To find out, the security company CloudPassage set up six servers, two running Microsoft operating systems and four running Linux-based operating systems, loaded them with various combinations of widely used programs, and invited hackers to take their best shot. Top prize: $5,000.
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