What is cyberlocker?
A cyberlocker is a third-party online service that provides file storage and file sharing services for various types of media files and data.
Cyberlockers are online data hosting services that provide remote storage space in a secure storage architecture. They can be accessed globally via the Internet.
Cyberlockers can also store online or Cloud storage to be named.
The storage capacity provided by cyberlockers can vary depending on the storage architecture of the provider. When a cyberlocker is deployed as a standard remote storage service, the user gets access to a fixed storage space, while the cloud storage architecture provides elastic storage capacity.
Cyberlockers offer cost-effective storage, making them a handy tool for sharing work and personal data. Authorized access ensures security, while the invisibility of the monitoring tools and search crawlers ensures data protection. Due to the anonymity and limited access they offer, cyberlockers have been criticized by companies for being used as a safe haven for piracy and people who engage in piracy.
Dropbox, Megaupload and Hotfile are some of the popular cyberlocker services.