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Ransomworms, the next scary warning of cybersecurity in 2017

Posted by Adeline on Mar 8, 2017 4:57:54 PM

Cybercriminals never stop innovating.

As ransomware has become a big business for cybercriminals nowadays, the existing threats are evolving and new ones with more deadly functions keep emerging in the market. Microsoft reported that a new type of ransomware, Ransom:Win32/ZCryptor.A, has the power to spread like a worm. It leverages removable and network drives to propagate itself and affect more users. The self-propagating behavior of this new variant has also earned it the name "ransomworm" (i.e. ransomware worm).

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Topics: Ransomware, security, Ransomworm

CloudBacko v2.5 Released

Posted by Adeline on Feb 20, 2017 5:53:41 PM
CloudBacko v2.5.0.0 is released now! Major enhancements for this release include:
  1. Support Office 365 Exchange Online Mailbox backup
  2. Support Cloud file backup
  3. Implement Hyper-V VSS writer to speed up VM delta generation
  4. Faster file backup and restore
  5. Support IBM Softlayer as Openstack destination
  6. Support Windows Server 2016 for System and System State backup
Please note that update from v2.1.0.0/v2.2.2.0 to v2.5.0.0 via Software Update is not supported. Users are required to download and upgrade to v2.5.0.0 with CloudBacko installer available at:
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Topics: New release

7 Facts You Must Know About Ransomware

Posted by Adeline on Feb 1, 2017 9:40:55 AM

Have you ever thought that someday someone will hack your files and data? As the most sophisticated malware program, ransomware is rapidly becoming a popular cyber attack as well as a top security threat for individuals and organizations. It installs covertly on a victim’s computer, encrypts all kinds of valuable data or blocks the infected system, and demands payment for releasing the data or system. There are ways to defend yourself and your company, and below are the 7 facts you must know about ransomware before you can do that.

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Topics: Ransomware

5 Must Have Features in a Cloud Backup Solution

Posted by Adeline on Jan 20, 2017 5:07:53 PM

Data backup is one of the most useful technologies in cloud computing. Comparing with on-premise backup, cloud backup is simple, affordable, and doesn’t require investment in infrastructure. As the owner of a small business, are you looking for a cloud backup solution for backing up your company’s Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, VMware vSphere ESXi, Windows System, as well as files in desktops and laptops? Here are 5 must have features in a cloud backup solution that keep your business’s important data safe and accessible.

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Topics: cloud backup, cloud backup solutions

CloudBacko v2.3.0.0 released

Posted by Adeline Wong on Jul 11, 2016 7:01:05 PM

These are the major enhancements for this release:

- Support 17 new languages
- Support Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11)
- Support backup to Amazon Cloud Drive
- Faster Microsoft SQL Server backup

Please note that due to a bug in v2.1.0.0/v2.2.2.0, update from v2.1.0.0/v2.2.2.0 to v2.3.0.0 via Software Update is not supported. Users are required to download and upgrade with CloudBacko installer available at:

If you have questions regarding upgrade your existing CloudBacko software to this release, please create a post to our support forum at:

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Topics: Others

CloudBacko has just released a beta version with Amazon Cloud Drive support

Posted by Adeline Wong on Apr 20, 2016 1:39:27 PM

Good news to all users of CloudBacko software! We have just released a beta version of CloudBacko Pro / Lite / Home that supports Amazon Cloud Drive, so that you can backup everything in your computer to there for just $59.99 per year.

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Topics: Others

Cloud Backup: Why Encryption Matters

Posted by Adeline Wong on Mar 22, 2016 11:14:29 AM

Cloud storage is growing in popularity and demand - and so is the demand for data security.

Corporate and home users are ones who face this huge problem while storing their personal and confidential information. They need a cloud based solution that not only helps them save their data on cloud, but also helps them in protecting it from potential intruders.

Here are some reasons why and what type of encryption is important:

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Topics: Others

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