Security Alert: Locky Ransomware Is Now THOR

Ransomware gangs are at it again. A new Locky ransomware variant now carries the THOR extension. Here’s what you should know: Like Locky, THOR is distributed via SPAM campaigns. Recent emails masquerade as a request to open a “budget forecast” attachment for a soon-to-be-due project. The bogus email carries an infected attachment usually a zip […]

Which Backup Is Better For Your Business?

Introduction Whenever I get into a discussion about which type of backup is better, I usually encounter those that think having only local backup is the way to go, while others tout the benefits of the cloud. Both camps are half right. Local backup Local backup works well for quick restores because the device is […]