Data Backup Practices Can Thwart Ransomware

Spectra Logic is a 41-year-old private company, based in Boulder, Colorado, that according to the company’s website, “develops data storage and data management solutions that solve the problem of digital preservation for organizations dealing with exponential data growth.”  On May 7, 2020, and related to the move to remote work by Spectra Logic employees, the company experienced a ransomware attack by one of the more active ransomware malware that encrypted a significant amount of the company’s data.

Ransomware is a type of malware, often spread through phishing emails (as was the case for Spectra Logic), that once opened, encrypts an organization’s data, making it unavailable to access until the company pays a ransom to have the data decrypted.  Note that sometimes the malware source takes the money but never decrypts the data, so paying a malware source may not result in getting

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Global Cloud Backup & Recovery Software Market Analysis By Size, Segments, Applications, Types, Competitors, Demographics And Forecast To 2026

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Nov 26, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
“Cloud Backup and Recovery Software Market” report provides a detailed evaluation of the market by highlighting information on different aspects which include drivers, restraints, opportunities, threats, and global markets including progress trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions expansion status.This report is comprehensive numerical analyses of the Cloud Backup and Recovery Software industry and provides data for making strategies to increase the market growth and success. The Report also estimates the market size, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share, cost structure and growth rate for decision making.

Global Cloud Backup and Recovery SoftwareMarket is growing due to growing requirements for quality inspection and surge in demand. It also provides pin-point analysis for changing competitive dynamics and provides healthy CAGR during the period 2026 and calculate the market size,Cloud Backup and

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Researchers warn of internet security risks connected to Tesla Backup Gateway

Researchers have outlined weak security points in Tesla Backup Gateway and the ways in which they can be exploited. 

On Tuesday, Rapid7 described the security risks associated with connecting Tesla Backup Gateway to the internet; in particular, ways that open connections can be used to violate user privacy and security. 

Tesla Backup Gateway (.PDF) is a platform designed by the automaker for managing solar and battery/Powerwall installations. The system is able to connect directly to the grid, monitor outages, and gives users the option to watch and control energy reserves via a connected mobile application. Connections can be established via wifi, Ethernet cable, or mobile. 

In order to access the gateway, users connect to the software’s wifi network, enter its serial number — which acts as a password — and access Tesla Backup Gateway from an internet browser. Each gateway uses a self-signed SSL certificate.

The first time a user

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