[Novalug] VA Health records held ransom
macoafi at gmail.com
Wed May 6 11:17:22 EDT 2009
OK, let me rephrase:
Don't they have a backup on a different computer / hard drive / tape than the
Honestly, who makes a backup onto the same computer as the original? That's
not a backup! That's just wasting space on your hard drive with absolutely no
redundancy. OK yeah, they could have two hard drives on one machine, but if
that's the case 1) if it's Windows, it likely won't boot on any other machine
so they're not protected against a motherboard death 2) why was it mounted? 3)
If there was a fire, both would be equally destroyed.
On Miércoles 06 Mayo 2009 11:10:42 AM William Sutton wrote:
> Because, if I read the SecurityFix article correctly, he said he made his
> own encrypted backup and deleted theirs.
> William Sutton
> On Wed, 6 May 2009, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> > On Miércoles 06 Mayo 2009 7:45:26 AM Varol Okan wrote:
> >> Come on guys, this is not funny. Who did this ? Just go and apologize
> >> http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/05/05/1232240
> > The bit that confuses me is:
> > Why should they pay him to decrypt their data? Don't they have a backup?
> > --
> > Mackenzie Morgan
> > http://ubuntulinuxtipstricks.blogspot.com
> > apt-get moo
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