The new description of the attack raises questions about the security of
Google's increasingly popular computing "cloud," a term that refers to the
clusters of servers it uses to store user's information. Google, however,
insisted that the cloud is safe, and it will continue to use it for its business
The cyber attack, which Google said emanated from China and in part targeted
Chinese dissidents, led the search giant to reassess its operations in that
country and threaten to pull out because of mounting frustrations over
censorship and other issues.