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Will the created containers still be bitwise comparable? No. Veracrypt stores different containers with different encryption keys, even if you use the same password. So the containers won't be bitwise identical. You'll need to open the container and compare the files rather than compare the container. How robust will the containers be against data loss,...


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Don't back up a live system, and don't connect your backup media to a live system (at least, not as a writeable filesystem). There are plenty of backup solutions that can run from bootable media. Doing this, you can boot to the backup software and the ransomware, if present, will not be running, and thus cannot destroy your backup. If you never connect your ...


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Have multiple backups with at least one offsite. The time scale will depend on your usage. For example, many businesses will use daily offsite backups. For personal use, weekly or monthly may be sufficient. You will minimize your risk this way. I doubt the ransom-ware will wait long to see if it can infect your monthly backups, because the longer it is on ...


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The best strategy is to secure your computer and network so that you dont get attacked in the first place. However, barring that it would largely depend on the type of backup you would like to preform. If you are doing a backup of files (mostly text files) you could look into setting up a version control system which would allow you to do remote backups to ...



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