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Security in a Public IaaS Cloud Part 3: Data Storage

The data leakage problem comes when a customer deletes their drive and then a new customer creates a new drive. The areas on the physical disks used for the old and new drives can overlap. Its therefore possible for the new customer to try and image off previously written data from other customers. That in a nutshell is the problem and its one that many IaaS clouds are exposed to today.

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