Important article from the ever-insightful Brian Krebs. Though it is geared more toward organizations than individuals, the important point is that it’s critical to know how to restore a damaged system – and how long it will typically take!
FYI, we can usually restore a website to the most recent backup within 10 min (depending on the size of the site, of course). And yes, we have tested! Not everyone’s site, of course, but we’ve done enough site restorations that we’re pretty confident about yours too.
Read the full article here: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/07/dont-wanna-pay-ransom-gangs-test-your-backups/