Gillware Data Recovery Blog

Every week Gillware solves hundreds of complex data recovery cases. We try to pick the most interesting cases to write about in our data recovery blog. Our lead blogger Will worked in our data recovery lab for over a year before joining our marketing team to assist with the data recovery blog. Gillware has performed data recovery services on just about every piece of storage equipment imaginable, even electronic holiday ornaments.

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April 13, 2018
Cyberattacks and Data Breaches Banner Under Armor Equifax MyFitnessPal Boeing Uber

Why Do Cyberattacks and Data Breaches Happen, Anyway?

Equifax, Uber, Yahoo, Boeing, UnderArmor, MyFitnessPal, Panera, and even US power plants and gas pipelines. Private sector or public sector, big or small, it seems cyberattacks […]
April 4, 2018
Synology DiskStation DS214+ flashing blue power light

Case Study: Synology DS214+ with Flashing Blue Power Light

A flashing blue power light on a Synology DS214+ NAS device is usually a symptom of a motherboard failure. When the motherboard of your PC, server, […]
March 29, 2018

WannaCry and Global Cyber Security Threats: Y2K 2.0?

UPDATE: MARCH 29, 2018 While the initial storm from May 2017 may have long since subsided, WannaCry is still out there, still being passed around by […]
March 27, 2018
AMD Ryzenfall is yet another weakness in the design of modern CPUs.

Ryzenfall: Another Bombshell AMD Vulnerability

Earlier this year, the IT world was rocked by the news that a devastating vulnerability affected just about every Intel processor in use today. Because the […]
March 9, 2018
128 GB USB flash drive hot dog

More than Meets the Eye with USB Flash Drives

Our data recovery lab received an interesting case recently. On the surface, it looked like just an ordinary USB flash drive that had had its plug […]
March 2, 2018

Windows Users Beware: Missing BitLocker Recovery Key + Corrupt Windows = Bad News

What happens when you have BitLocker enabled and your Windows installation becomes corrupt, leaving you no longer able to boot into Windows? Normally you would go […]
February 22, 2018
Peeling the apple to learn more about APFS

Case Study: Making Strides in APFS Data Recovery

With a new file system comes new challenges for data recovery experts. APFS data recovery is still in its infancy, but that doesn’t stop our Mac […]
February 5, 2018
Peeling the apple to learn more about APFS

7 Things To Know About Apple File System (APFS)

Our data recovery experts know computers backward, forward, inside and out. We have to. In this post, our Mac data recovery expert Charles talks a bit […]
January 19, 2018
National Cheese Lover's Month

Your Backup is Swiss Cheese

The moon isn’t made of green cheese. However, the Earth is. Swiss cheese, in fact. In 1990 British psychologists James Reason and Dante Orlandella coined the […]
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