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Ever used VFEmail? No? Well, chances are you never will now: Hackers wipe servers, backups in 'catastrophic' attack

Jaybus

Re: Backups?

I find that explanation lacking. "backup server" does not imply backed up data. If a network backup system, for example Bacula, is being used, then backup servers are the nodes (or VMs) that are running the network backup app, implying that they temporarily have no way to access the backed up data, but not that the backed up data, off-site or not, doesn't exist. Or "backup servers" could mean passive failover nodes (or VMs) in a high availability cluster. Very misleading terminology. So what exactly is/was a "backup server" at VFEmail?

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