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Blimey, did you know? It's World Backup Day. But... surely every day is world backup day?

Nick Kew

Yep. Definitely, do it once a year, and make a big fuss of it.

After all, if you do it every day or week, you'll be re-using your backup tapes[1]. If it takes a while to spot the malware, it might have infected the backups, too, and you'll spend the next year working through them to find the most recent clean one.

[1] Or substitute your choice of more modern media.

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