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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May 23, 2016

By the Numbers: A Breakdown of Gillware’s Data Recovery Case Work

May 20, 2016
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Data Recovery Case Study: Fire, Water Damaged Toshiba Hard Drive

Originally posted on 5/20/2016, and updated on 6/21/2016. This camcorder data recovery case has been completed. Recovery Type: Camcorder (Hard Drive) Drive Capacity: 80GB Manufacturer: Toshiba Model Number: MK8034GAL […]
May 10, 2016

An In-Depth Look at Ransomware

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is malware that is created for the express purpose of making a profit, traditionally via extorting its victims. There are many types […]
April 25, 2016

New startup Gillware Digital Forensics makes its debut at National Cyber Crime Conference

For Press Concerns: Media Contact: Ashley Toy, Director of Marketing Phone: 877-624-7206 ext. 8890 Email: atoy@gillware.com New startup Gillware Digital Forensics makes its debut at National Cyber Crime […]
April 5, 2016
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False Capacity Flash Drives

A few weeks ago, a case came through Gillware’s doors related to a flash drive that was reading as 64GB in size, and yet would only save […]
March 25, 2016
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Degaussing and Sanitizing: Intentional Data Destruction

Degaussing a hard drive is the process of using a strong magnetic field to erase the data from the magnetic substrate of the hard drive platters. […]
March 15, 2016

Spotting Email Scams

This morning, our Technical Lead sent out a rather concerned company-wide email related to a potential malware threat delivered via email. The email in question was […]
March 7, 2016

Common RAID Performance Killers: Consistency Checks

Here at Gillware, we use many LSI MegaRAID controllers, some of the more popular controllers out there. Although LSI Technologies was acquired by Avagotech in 2014, […]
March 2, 2016

Case Study: Panasonic KX-TG4741 Deleted Voicemails

Recovery Type: Answering Machine Internal Memory: 2MB Manufacturer: Panasonic Model Name: KX-TG4741 Manufacture Date: 11/2011 Main Symptom: Deleted Data Type of Data: Voicemails Background: This is a unique […]
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