Do You Trust the Cloud?
This week, it was announced Apple's iCloud storage system had been hacked, jeopardizing dozens of accounts of celebrities whose personal files - including photos one might consider compromising - were released on the Internet. CNN reports on the considerations we all should have about storing our files on the "cloud", as it's called:
In recent years, the cloud - the ability to store files on the Internet rather than on a computer's hard drive - has been considered an innovation which hasn't been considered risky. This breech, though, has at least some people thinking harder about it. I have been cautious about storing personal information on the cloud, but have considered it a great option for phone contacts and other such information, in case my phone were to be lost or damaged. Has all this news changed your perspective about the cloud?