It’s official—2016 is the worst year for ransomware on record. Nasty malware like Mischa, Petya, and Samsam are making the rounds. But Jigsaw, which showed up two months ago, stands apart from the rest.
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If you’ve ever heard of encryption, you’ve probably heard the term ‘AES’. But for those of us who aren’t cryptographers, what exactly is it? We answer just that in this blog article. along with who uses it and how hard it is to crack. (Spoiler: Got all the computers in the world at your disposal?) What
If you’re a user of v9, you know it’s our most exciting edition yet. We’ve introduced several powerful new features, from rapid VM guest recovery to the introduction of bootable backups. Now there’s even more reason to celebrate. Just two weeks ago, Microsoft released SQL Server 2016, and hot on the heels of this release we’re proud
It’s time to take the Physical to Virtual (P2V) plunge with your servers. Here’s a tick-list of things you should make sure to do when virtualizing your business systems and data. If you haven’t already, read our articles on what hardware you need and what to expect to avoid P2V pitfalls. Remember; preparation is half the
With its public launch two weeks ago, Microsoft has made SQL Server 2016 widely available. But like with any product release, the first question is ‘What’s it offer for my data?’ It’s a fair question, especially when you’re forking out anywhere from US $3,717 for a Standard Edition or $14,256 for Enterprise. That’s per-core, in two-core
Heartless hackers recently held 10 U.S. hospitals and the lives of sick people at ransom. For $18,500 US, they endangered Washington and Baltimore patients by infecting key medical systems. The hackers did this by targeting and infecting the hospital’s not-for-profit parent organization, MedStar, with a nasty new ransomware. The ransomware—Samsam—requires no human interaction to activate. Unlike most
The results are in; almost half of small to medium business owners (SMBs) are at risk of closing their doors forever due to bankruptcy. It sounds dramatic, but it’s true. In fact, many SMBs have already filed for bankruptcy and are warning others. The thing is, their pleas fall on deaf ears. Why?
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So you’ve decided to go virtual with your servers. You’ve weighed up the pros and cons of making a physical to virtual (P2V) server transition, and you’ve decided it is right for your business. The next step is to figure out the hardware you need to use. Even though you’re going virtual, your server still
The change from a physical to a virtual server (P2V) is not one to take lightly. There are a lot of pros and cons to the transition, and whether it will be worth it for your business. A lot of people oversell the boons a virtual server will bring, while not properly considering the underlying