Employing a backup solution does not entirely eliminate data loss, according to Kroll Ontrack.
In 2011 a group of well-meaning Reddit users set out on a mission to encourage consumers and businesses to ‘take the pledge’ and backup their important files to avoid April Foolishness.
Over 75 percent of consumers store their data digitally and more than 50 percent state that their personal data are more valuable than their actual devices – solidifying that consumers know they need to preserve their data.
Transport for London (TfL) has adopted ultra-secure USB flash drives to ensure that its data is protected in the event of the loss or theft of portable devices.
After security researcher OJ Reeves publicly revealed the existence of a remote code execution zero-day flaw affecting Seagate's Business Storage 2-Bay NAS line of products and published a Metasploit module and a standalone Python script that exploit the vulnerability, the company has finally commented the situation more extensively and has announced a patch: "After careful analysis, Seagate has confirmed that the vulnerability on our Business Storage NAS products is low risk and affects only those Business Storage NAS products used on networks that are publicly accessible via the Internet.
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