International Journal of Computer Engineering & Applications
Protecting the data privacy has become extremely important in today's computing environment. Personal details stored in the Cloud may contain data like account numbers, passwords and other important information that could be misused by a hacker, an offender, a competitor. These data can be cached, copied, and archived by Cloud Service Providers (CSPs), often without users' authorization. The goal of Self-destructing data is to protect the user data's privacy. Protecting user's identity is a crucial task. After user specified time all the data and their copies should be destructed, without any user intervention.