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DEF CON survey reveals vast scale of cloud hacking - and the need to bolster security to counter the problem

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An indepth survey carried out amongst 100 of the elite IT professionals attending this year's DEF CON 2010 Hacker conference in Las Vegas recently has revealed that hackers view the cloud as having a silver lining for them.

And a gold, platinum and diamond one, it seems, as an overwhelming 96 per cent of the respondents to the Fortify Softwaresponsored poll said they believed the cloud would open up more hacking opportunities for them.

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