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February 6, 2017
Seagate file recovery

Seagate File Recovery Case Study: (Metaphorically) Out Cold

The client in this data recovery case came to us for Seagate file recovery services after the Seagate Momentus hard drive in their laptop began to […]
February 3, 2017

Nemucod Data Recovery Case Study: Recovering Data from Ransomware

There’s a lot of malicious software in the world, of varying degrees of nastiness. But ransomware is by far one of the nastiest types of malware on […]
February 2, 2017
GitLab logo

Life Lessons in Data Loss from GitLab and Gillware

GitLab is a hosting tool for source code, allowing programmers to work together on projects and collaborate from all around the world. Over 100,000 organizations, including […]
February 1, 2017
WD My Passport status LED

Seagate Hard Drive Repair Case Study: LED the Way

In this data recovery case, our client had been using their external hard drive to store important documents. After their Seagate external hard drive stopped detecting in their […]
January 31, 2017
Seagate Laptop SSHD Recovery

Inaccessible Seagate Laptop Thin SSHD

January 31, 2017
The chip successfully removed from the HTC One logic board (again, circled in red)

Forensic Case Files: HTC One Mobile Chip-Off Forensics

“The number of American troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq between 2001 and 2012 was 6,488. The number of American women who were murdered by current […]
January 24, 2017
FamilyTreeNow may have more data on you than you'd feel comfortable sharing with the world.

A Note for IT Providers on FamilyTreeNow and IT Security

A few of my friends on Twitter alerted me to FamilyTreeNow in the past week. When they searched their names on the site, they were able […]
January 23, 2017
Unmountable boot error

Hitachi HDD Recovery Case Study: Unmountable Boot Volume

The client in this Hitachi HDD recovery case brought their laptop to Gillware after a hard drive failure cut them off from their personal documents and […]
January 23, 2017
Flammarion in blue

Digital Forensics as Art and Science

“To develop a complete mind: Study the science of art; Study the art of science. Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” […]