Last week, the FDA recalled nearly half a million pacemakers due to fears they could be hacked with equipment as cheap as $15 and available on eBay.
Whoops. A SysAdmin at a high profile Silicon Valley company went to tidy up their database—and accidentally deleted the directory instead. The employee in question belonged to $32.9 Million start-up GitLab—a virtual workplace for programmers to merge individual projects, similar to GitHub and Atlassian. The problem started when spammers were hammering the database. This lead to
Scant days before President Trump’s inauguration, the majority of Washington DC’s surveillance cameras were hacked by criminals in a massive cyber attack. The infection downed 123 of its 187 network video recorders, each controlling four cameras each. And the perpetrator’s virus and motivations aren’t hard to guess.
Our newsletter for June is out! It’s got the the latest information on upcoming (and exciting) product releases and the latest backup news from around the globe: June’s contents include: Announcing our new add-on, Exchange Granular Restore BackupAssist v7.1 is coming in a few short days And the notorious Backup News All of this is
Magnetic tape for digital storage has now been around for over 60 years and in the tech world, that’s more than old, it’s positively ancient. After reading some recent survey results which showed that for many businesses tape was the primary backup storage, we thought it was time to revisit this esteemed and distinguished medium.