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If it sounds too good to be true, it most likely is: Nobody can decrypt the Dharma ransomware

JohnG Silver badge

Re: Can someone explain.....

"Possibly its when they find out their backups havent been working for months as the person who changed the tapes was outsourced."

In the case of backup run at a manufacturing site of a very large pharmaceutical, operations were switched to office hours only and the cleaner was apparently supposed to swap tapes in the backup device. The operator had failed to check and change the tapes during the day, so the cleaner had been swapping the same two tapes for months, overwriting all the previous backups. A whole load of really important data was lost after a disk failure, so the company sacked the cleaner.

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