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October 9, 2017
Is this your MacBook? No.

EFI Firmware: Not So Firm? Gillware’s Take on Apple’s Firmware Issues

Over the past two weeks, the infosec (information security) and Apple community have been shocked by the discovery that, according to research performed by Duo Labs […]
June 9, 2017

From IT startup to 50 employees – Interview with Brian Gill – Part One

I was making an amazing living as a software architect for some really boring stuff like insurance payment systems and cheese databases. I was bored out of […]
June 1, 2017

“This is a NAS data disk and cannot boot system” Error Message

You’ve been working on your NAS disks, or maybe you’ve been mucking around in your computer’s BIOS. You reboot your computer, and you get the message: “This is a […]
May 24, 2017

WannaCry and Global Cyber Security Threats: Y2K 2.0?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed ransomware in the news. Most notably, you’ve heard of WannaCry, a […]
May 23, 2017
QNAP NAS Recovery

What Is Network Attached Storage?

What is Network Attached Storage and who needs it? NAS (network-attached-storage) devices are one of the best ways for individuals and businesses both large and small to […]
May 18, 2017

What is the Difference Between SAN and NAS Storage?

If you’re looking to protect your data, you may have already encountered both SAN and NAS storage options. SAN and NAS are very similar on the […]
May 12, 2017
mothers' day 2017

Happy Mothers’ Day 2017 from Gillware Data Recovery!

This Sunday, May 14, 2017, is Mothers’ Day. On this day, we honor and cherish the moms in our lives, including our mothers, our grandmothers, and the mothers of […]
April 21, 2017
computer data recovery hard drive

Computer Data Recovery Basics: Hard Drives and Solid State Drives

When you hear your hard drive clicking, when your solid state drive stops working for one of a myriad of reasons, or when your computer stops recognizing […]
April 14, 2017
A photo of Core International workers dumping defective CMI hard drives into the Atlantic Ocean

Hard Drive History Lesson: The PC AT and CMI’s Burial at Sea

Hard disk drives might seem like a dry subject. But the history of hard disk drives and their evolution from five-megabyte fridge-sized monstrosities to five hundred […]