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Backblaze Cloud Backup v6.0: Larger Longer Faster Better

Backblaze Blog – 1.22.19 (1.17.19)

Announcing Backblaze Cloud Backup 6.0: The Larger Longer Faster Better Release!

This release for consumers and businesses brings a lot of new functionality to Backblaze Cloud Backup: Restore by Mail drives that are twice the size, archiving with Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage, up to 50% faster backups, and a network blocklist feature to help avoid data caps. All that plus more efficient and performant Mac and Windows applications along with mobile enhancements and SSO support with Google. We hope you like it!

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The Need for End-to-End Encryption

Avast Blog – 1.18.19 (1.17.19)

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos may be a poster child for the American dream — he bravely and successfully forged a new shopping paradigm when we stepped into the brave new digital world as a society — but a recent incident proves he types his texts one letter at a time just like the rest of us. In short, his texts were leaked.

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Good password security: the perfect New Year’s resolution for your business and employees

1Password Blog – 1.14.19 (1.9.19)

The New Year’s resolutions we stick to have a few things in common: they’re realistic, focused, and have clear benefits. That’s why improving company-wide password habits is a great resolution for 2019.

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2019 Predictions for IoT

Avast Blog – 1.9.19 (1.7.19)

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. This is also true in the world of security. This year, we tracked a growing threat trend — that when just one device in a home or small business (usually the router) is compromised, then the rest of the devices on the network become easy to compromise. With connected devices — known as the internet of things — growing faster than any device category in history, it’s increasingly difficult to buy appliances and home goods that do not have a connection to the internet.

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Get to know Google Smart Lock for Android

Avast Blog – 1.4.19 (12.28.18)

Few things are more delightful than finding a super ability you didn’t know you had. This could very well be the case for you Android users out there who have not yet enabled the Google Smart Lock. Read on, and add a new security superpower to your mobile lifestyle.

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In Just One Month, Acronis’ New Cryptojacking Blocker Delivers Great Results

Acronis Blog – 1.2.19 (12.27.18)

One month after the release of the Acronis True Image 2019 Cyber Protection update, we’ve already gotten some interesting findings and amazing results to share from our update to our Acronis Active Protection defensive technologies. One of the major features added as part of the Cyber Protection update was the ability to detect and stop potential cryptomining malware in Windows systems, safeguarding the machines resources, performance and potential hardware of Acronis True Image users.

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