“Massive” security flaws in cloud architectures

Sometimes it seems as if everyone is going to the cloud, or at least thinking about it. There are certainly advantages to outsourcing some or all of your IT services to a cloud provider – but security has been a big obstacle for many considering public cloud computing. Now a research team at Ruhr University has uncovered what they call “massive” vulnerabilities in Amazon Web Services and believe other cloud architectures may have similar problems. The particular exploit uses XML signature wrapping. You can read more about it here:

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9221212/Res…ews%29

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