Corpus ID: 7450329

Crime in the Cloud: An Analysis of the Use of Cloud Services for Cybercrime

  title={Crime in the Cloud: An Analysis of the Use of Cloud Services for Cybercrime},
  author={Daan Kolthof},
  • Daan Kolthof
  • Published 2015
  • Engineering
  • With the rise of cloud computing services, cybercriminals discover new and improved ways of conducting cybercrime, using cloud services as their instrument of choice. This paper presents an overview of the misuse of cloud computing services for several malicious purposes, through a literature study and through studying real examples of misuse. Furthermore, a quantication of misuse of cloud services will be presented, for the specic case of email spam. Our study shows that there are major… CONTINUE READING
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