Testing Backups Against Ransomware

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This especially applies to ransomware. Any article you read on the subject will say that to prevent it, exercise common sense and have a good backup plan. The latter got me thinking. How do we know if the backup plan is good?

A Guide to Preventing and Recovering From CryptoWall

CryptoWall is one of the more frightening types of malware. It encrypts your files and holds them hostage until you pay up. If you don’t pay within the allotted time, your data could be lost and gone forever. Fortunately, CryptoWall is easy to prevent and, with proper planning, easy to recover from.