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Viacom Leak May Have Exposed Hundreds Of Digital Properties – Paramount Pictures, Comedy Central, MTV, And More

Viacom Leak May Have Exposed Hundreds Of Digital Properties – Paramount Pictures, Comedy Central, MTV, And More

Photo: Getty An Amazon server containing roughly a gigabyte’s worth of credentials and configuration files belonging to behemoth media conglomerate Viacom were discovered online and unsecured, according to UpGuard, a California-based “cyber resiliency” firm. A security researcher working for the company discovered the server flapping in the wind last month…

How One Little Amazon Error Can Destroy The Internet

How One Little Amazon Error Can Destroy The Internet

The fact that Amazon controls a vast swath of cloud computing services became dreadfully clear on Wednesday morning when a string of errors brought countless websites to their knees. This consolidation of power is, perhaps suddenly, a very big problem.