Tech Friday: How safe is data with cloud storage services?

Posted By on August 2, 2019


Even if you don’t regularly using cloud storage services (likely your smartphone is), most of us are at some point backing up data from our computers or using services online that store our data on major cloud storage companies.

 IMG_4402I’ve personally had a growing concern over the race for quantum computing which eventually will make our current encryption insecure (posts 1, 2, 3). Last week a well known Israeli spyware company claims its Pegasus malware can covertly retrieve all of the information that person has stored on servers owned by Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon. (LINK) 

Hm … so what’s the plan?


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