International Journal of Computer Applications
Cloud Computing, a new wave in the Internet revolution, transforms the kind of services provided over the Internet. The Cloud Services can be viewed from two perspectives, one as Cloud Service Provider and the other as Cloud Service Consumer. Assurance of security in the Cloud Service is a major challenge for the Providers, as it's the biggest concern for the Consumers to opt for the service, which in turn decides the prospects of the business in Cloud Service. The Security can be administered in the Cloud at various levels and for several types of attacks. The threats and the attacks on the Cloud service can be common prevailing attacks in the internet or can be cloud specific.