Rackspace resolves ‘dirty disk’ vulnerability


Cloud provider Rackspace has closed a data separation vulnerability that could allow third parties to access fragments of other customers’ data. 

The vulnerability was identified by consultants from Context Security who were able to access fragments of databases and elements of system information that was left on other users’ “dirty disks”.

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