Why it’s time to say goodbye to Mozy: A warm welcome to Carbonite!

Mozy has been both a positive and a negative experience over the years.  I’ve run into issues where the restore was corrupted, and a request of a different restore in time fixed the issue, annoying, especially given how long it seemed to take for my restore to be available for download, then to have to wait for the download to finish.  The Mozy client is so poorly written that I didn’t bother to install it on my newest laptop as it loves to PEG the hard drive and I got very tired of that problem alone.More...

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Eric Brown has been developing software and tinkering with computers both as a hobby and professionally for well over twenty years. Currently he's expanding his horizons by learning the “other side” of coding by exploring penetration testing, white/grey and black hat hacking to help build more secure software, networks and systems. He's attending various local events in an attempt to get to know other ethical hackers in the area.  He currently owns several various hacking, networking, reverse engineering, malware analysis and forensics books as well as maintains an active subscription to "Pen Tester Academy".  He’s also studying what is new in the .NET Framework 4.5.2 as well as learning Python, Assembly and spending time in Linux.

 

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