Introducing CloudBerry Backup 2.0.2 for macOS & Linux

Here at CloudBerry Lab we always strive to stay up-to-date with the industry's latest developments. With that in mind, we've decided to bring the support for Wasabi cloud storage across our product line-up. If you've been following our blog lately, you know that it's already supported in CloudBerry Backup, Explorer, and Drive. Today we conclude the implementation of the novelty by bringing it to CloudBerry Backup 2.0.2 for macOS & Linux.
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4 Ways to Protect Against Ransomware with Backups

In our last article, we described the recent situation many organizations hit by the WannaCry strain of ransomware experienced – and the possible responses. In some cases, organizations simply chose to pay the ransom of $300 – a mere pittance compared to t

he value of lost data. But WannaCry was not ransomware targeting businesses; it was focused on impacting individuals. Thus, the extremely low ransom.  In many ways, organizations hit by WannaCry were lucky.

But the next ransomware variant may not be so nice.

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Defeating Ransomware without Tears

If you turned on the news or read anything on the web last week, you’re keenly aware of the ransomware known as WannaCry. By the numbers, it is by far the most pervasive ransomware strain to date – 150 countries, over 200K infections, and encryption of nearly 200 file types. Its use of the NSA’s ETERNAL BLUE exploit made WannaCry even more dangerous, as the exploit allowed it to easily move laterally from one machine to another within a network.

And while the ransom was light – in comparison to other ransomware variants hitting organizations – it’s model of an escalating ransom (first $300, $600 after 3 days, and then no decryption possible after 7 days) over a short period of time created the urgency its designers wanted. Continue reading

Best Practices: Block-Level Backup

Block-level backup is a great way to expedite the backup process and eliminate certain inefficiencies. While previously we extensively covered the essence of block-level backup, it seems that some users are still confused as to the application of this feature to their backup practices. With that in mind, we’ve decided to write this article to clarify the frequent use-cases of block-level backup and to explain when it’s better to avoid using it.
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Best Practices: Real-Time Backup

CloudBerry Backup enables you to perform real-time backup for your utmost important documents that must remain intact regardless of emerging circumstances. In this article we wanted to clarify the use-cases for the feature as well as scenarios in which it's advisable to avoid using it.
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Introducing CloudBerry Backup 5.6.1

It's been almost two weeks since the release of CloudBerry Backup 5.6. Today we bring you the first minor update to release 5.6 with two new features. Namely, we've natively integrated CloudBerry Remote Assistant into CloudBerry Backup and added support for Wasabi cloud storage. In this article we elaborate on the novelties and demonstrate them in action.
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