I NEED THE BACKUPS! Are They Going To Make Things Worse?
"If you have a security incident," IP Architects' Pironti says, "you have to go back and do a root cause analysis and say, 'At what point do we believe we have a clean backup?' Because if I recover an infected backup, I'm just going to reinfect the environment."
He advises to recover into a quarantined environment and test for malicious activity first.
Hopefully your backups will never be needed after a calamitous malware infection. But if they are, be careful.
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