Data Storage

Immutable data storage is last line of defense against ransomware

Ransomware attacks continue to escalate annually, prompting security analysts to advocate for strategies to combat the proliferation of malware. One recommended approach is the implementation of immutable data storage systems that are resistant to file-encrypting malware and can withstand sophisticated contemporary attacks. A recent survey conducted by Scality revealed alarming statistics: more than one in […]

10 Effective Strategies to Protect Your Data Storage and Backup from Ransomware

Ransomware attacks are on the rise, posing a significant threat to businesses and individuals alike. One of the most critical aspects of safeguarding your valuable data is to protect your storage and backup systems from ransomware attacks. In this article, we’ll explore ten proactive strategies to fortify your defenses and ensure your data remains secure, […]

Get ready for a data storage crisis by 2025

Scientists at Aston University are predicting a data deluge by the year 2025 that will pave the way to storage crisis later. The researchers are worried that there would be an increase of 300% in the generation of data that would cause a global data storage crisis, provided it is dealt scientifically now. Aston University […]

Insecure data storage causing Mobile Security vulnerabilities

Security researchers argue that insecure storage on mobile phones is creating vulnerabilities to be exploited by hackers for accessing sensitive info from both Android and iOS apps. The study carried out by a security company named Positive Technologies says that 76% of mobile applications open up data to be accessed by hackers leaking out insightful […]

SSDs or Flash drives might save victims from Ransomware Attacks

When a ransomware attack takes place on a database all the files are encrypted making it inaccessible for the victim to read, modify or write them. This prolongs until the victim pays a demanded ransom in cryptocurrency to the ransomware author or the spreading agent. Although companies and cybersecurity firms are constantly busy in releasing […]

Western Digital offers a fix to its MyCloud NAS Flaw!

American Computer Data Storage Company Western Digital (WD) has rolled out a fix to a security flaw found in its popular ‘MyCloud’ Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices. Thus, the software update allows the Western Digital NAS device users stop the hackers from exploiting a backdoor that can allow them to upload any file to the […]

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