Storage Security and Predictable Folder Structures in Cloud Computing

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Arpita Jain, Sunita Chaudhary

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The open nature of the html content and URLs used to access other resources used to render the page leaves the folder structure and location of those files vulnerable to robots, external hackers and malicious insider attacks, typically referred to as XSS attack. A malicious user can study the html structure and find out the pattern or folder structure of stored files and with the help of robots or crawlers it can try to access reset of the files residing there on server irrespective of whether he was or was not authorized to get them and could use those files file ï vary from simple ones based on is only the resources are stolen from the web page content or the directories are crawled and all the resources from those locations are accessed, listed or used. XSS attack is easy to be launched with little efforts while its damage is severe in case of cloud.

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, A. J. S. C. “Storage Security and Predictable Folder Structures in Cloud Computing”. International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, vol. 6, no. 5, May 2018, pp. 109-16, doi:10.17762/ijritcc.v6i5.1586.
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