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Storage Switzerland Releases New Report, “Can Ransomware Infect Your Backups?”

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

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Offers Guidance to Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SMEs) for Eliminating the Threat of Ransomware – Reminds that Replicating Data to the Cloud Can Simply Amplify the Infection

Melbourne, Australia and BOSTON (October 4, 2017) – BackupAssist®, a leading provider of automated Windows server backup and recovery software for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), today announced that Storage Switzerland, a premier authority on virtualization and storage, has released a Briefing Notes featuring its newly announced BackupAssist CryptoSafeGuard™ ransomware protection entitled, “Can Ransomware Infect Your Backups? – BackupAssist Briefing Note.”

In the report, Storage Switzerland’s findings include the fact that one of the biggest challenges with ransomware in a business environment is what some call “infection magnification.” This refers to how malware products start with one infected computer and spread throughout the environment.  (more…)