DDoS attack rains down on Amazon cloud
"Looks like all (my and a large number of fellow nerds) bitbucket projects have evaporated in a temporary, cloudy way. This is a major pissoff," said one Reg reader and Bitbucket user, as others vented via Twitter.
But on another level, the news is sure to fuel fears over the security of Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and similar "infrastructure clouds," online services that provide grid-like access to scalable processing, storage, and networking resources.
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