Precisely.  "The cloud" is just another part of "the web."  The latter is a good hacker's paradise. Where do you suspect Target and Adobe and everyone else stores their customers' financial info, in a file cabinet in the main office?  I realize one could say the same about bank vaults, home safes, and personal hard drives, as there are risks in any such effort to conceal important data.  Or jewelry.  To me, however, avoiding the risk of internet theft is rather easy: don't store financial info on the web. 

On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 2:56 PM, Ron Ruff <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

The "Cloud" is actually thousands of air-conditioned warehouses full of racks of hard drives. There are humans that work in these warehouses. Some with college or tech degrees that make a good salary. Some make minimum wage. Every man has his price...

Ask yourself how loyal that "temp" from the cleaning agency is to your cloud provider. Or the I.T. guy who knows he is getting fired next week....


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