Privacy Blog

"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

How Data Gets Lost

According to an article in the BoxCryptor Blog at

Top 5 Reasons for Losing Data

Causes for data loss are manifold. A quick research by search engine presents a variety of lists with the most common reasons:

  • Technical Failure
  • Human Errors
  • Malware and Hacker Attacks
  • Data Theft
  • External Causes

(BoxCryptor is a service that encrypts your sensitive files and folders within your own computer before storing the (encrypted) files in Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and many other cloud storage services. The encryption keeps your private information safe from prying eyes.)

How safe are YOUR files? Do you have off-site backups of everything that is important to you?

Categories: Security

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