Backups [was Re: Is tape dead?]

John Foust jfoust at
Sat Sep 19 22:58:09 CDT 2015

At 09:55 AM 9/18/2015, Fred Cisin wrote:
>CryptoLocker has been around for a year.  I don't think that McAfee nor AVG see it.  "Well, it's not a VIRUS, . . ."

Yes and no.  The bad guys work very hard to evade detection.
They're always developing new wrappers to deliver the old payloads.  

The other recent development that makes me want to quit?

Someone's demonstrated you can hide in the firmware of hard drives.

- John

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