TwistedTwigleg I love ZFS and particularly btrfs for this reason. Since they provide snapshots of the entire filesystem, its easy to just rollback at a desired point in time.
Is super useful on my desktop (Garuda) and I am sure, it does also help in cases like that.
Btrfs has an integration of GRUB, so even my grandma can rollback to an earlier state.
And that is definitely faster than restoring a backup.