All posts by Adam Ipsen

Virus Injected Into DNA and Used to Hack a Computer

Researchers have successfully proven that viruses can be weaponized to infect computers and take them over. And if that’s not the premise of a dystopian sci-fi novel, I don’t know what is. The University of Washington […]

Backup Jobs in BackupAssist: Which One To Use?

When you first open BackupAssist’s backup tab, you may be surprised by the number of different backup jobs you can perform. But which one do you choose? This article answers that very question. In it, […]

Is Tape Dead Or Not? IBM Record Break Raises Questions

IPM have broken a world record in data storage; and they’ve done it on tape. IBM fitted a whopping 330TB of uncompressed data on a palm-sized tape, smashing the record for magnetic tape storage density. […]

How To Successfully Maintain Your Server

Even the best set-up server requires occasional maintenance. Here’s a ten point checklist on how to go about performing your own server upkeep and monitoring. Ticking these off can greatly minimize instances of server failure. 1. Check […]

Anti-Ransomware Tips: It May Not Be A Real Attack, So Check!

Ransomware makers are cunning, exploitative, and deceptive. And that’s exactly why, if a ransomware message pops up on your screen, you should first take it with a grain of salt. One of the latest trends in 2017 […]

Found a Windows Bug? You Could Get a $15,000 Bounty

Found any kind of Windows flaw? Then you could be able to claim a big bounty from Microsoft, who announced all Windows flaws were now fair game. While the company has been running bug bounty […]