Hackers switching file types to infect

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Hackers and malware distributors have been evolving due to recent announcements by Google and other email vendors blocking javascript and other attachments that are widely used for malicious activity but rarely used for legitimate activity.  Lately these criminals have been switching to file types like .lnk and .svg, the latter being very difficult to block […]

GitLab Fails on 5 out of 5 backup methods

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Recently GitLab.com accidentally deleted a live production database while attempting to perform routine maintenance late at night.  The Guardian reports that a sysadmin working late at night mistakenly used the sudo rm -rf command(linux command for forced and recursive deletion of all files and folders in the specific folder, ran as superuser) on a live production folder […]

Recovering from Ransomware

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This is a great video on recovering from a RansomWare attack, but as noted this is a completely stock type system with a very limited amount of data and it still took the user approximately 4 hours to clean his system and restore the encrypted files and he’s not yet reinstalled his applications like Microsoft […]

San Francisco’s Light Rail System could have avoided Ransomware with Idealstor!

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San Francisco’s Light Rail System was infected and brought down by hackers this busy holiday weekend resulting in millions of lost revenue!  The same Hacker is also responsible for the Ransomware attack on Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, which was held ransom for 3.6 million dollars. These headlines are becoming more and more frequent and it seems no one […]

Storage Switzerland recommends a closer look at Idealstor IHS

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Storage Switzerland has recommended that SMBs take a closer look at Idealstor Integrated Hyper Converged Solutions in their latest Briefing Note. StorageSwiss’s article highlights the difficulty small to medium sized businesses have in creating a high performance reliable virtualized system.  Storage Switzerland points out the many different dilemmas a small business would run into like the […]

Idealstor’s IHS in the news!

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Tech Target recently highlighted our new hyper-converged systems where we are given a virtual badge of honor for being the lowest priced hyper-converged solution on the market.  Tech Target’s article highlights the fact that we’ve been able to offer a hyper-converged system to the SMB market giving small and medium sized business’s the opportunity to […]