Backing Up Part 3: Let someone else do it! – Cloud Backup

Cloud backup has become much more viable over the last few years with the increase in internet speed and available bandwidth. The idea behind cloud backup solutions is that your data is uploaded over the internet to a server elsewhere in the world. Companies that offer this service usually offer it as part of a…

Backing Up Part 2: Keeping it at home – Local Backup

As the name suggests, local backup means that the data is stored locally. This means making use of some form of external storage device, such as an external hard drive or NAS (Network-attached Storage). The positive of using a local backup is that you are in control of the data. You aren’t relying on another…

Apple Malware WireLurker can infect iPhone

Recently the security firm Palo Alto Networks, discovered a nasty virus that transfers itself from victims Mac’s to iOS devices, such as iPhone or iPads. Once the virus is on the device itself, WireLurker can go through your phonebook and even read your iMessages and while the motive of the virus isn’t clear as of…