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July 8, 2016

RAID-0 Data Recovery Case Study: “File is Empty” Error

In this RAID-0 data recovery scenario, the client woke up one morning to find that the RAID-0 array they used to store their WordPerfect files had […]
July 7, 2016

SD Card File Recovery Case Study: SanDisk SDHC Memory Card

In this SanDisk SD card file recovery case, the client, a photographer, was unable to pull their photos off of the card. While they could access the […]
July 7, 2016
CFAA

CFAA – Not Just for Hackers Anymore

Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing. – Albert Einstein In my law enforcement career, I worked on a fair number of […]
July 6, 2016

Dell Server Recovery Case Study: PowerEdge Foreign Configuration

In this Dell server recovery scenario, the client’s server fell victim to a power outage. When the power came back on, the Dell PERC 6/i RAID […]
July 1, 2016
SAND DFIR Summit 2016 Instructors and Speakers

Experts and Expertise in an Ever-changing Environment

 “You must continue to gain expertise, but avoid thinking like an expert.” Denis Waitley  I’ve been in Austin, TX for the past eight days at the SANS […]
June 30, 2016

QNAP Data Recovery Case Study: RAID-6 Failure

In this QNAP data recovery case, our client had eight three-terabyte hard drives arranged in a RAID-6 configuration using a NAS device and formatted with the […]
June 29, 2016
Gray Screen of Death

FileVault 2 Data Recovery Case Study: Macbook Pro

This client brought their hard drive to us after being met with the “Gray Screen of Death.” The failed Hitachi hard drive pulled from their Macbook Pro was fully […]
June 28, 2016
Virtual machine snapshots

VMWare ESXi Data Recovery Case Study: 4-Drive RAID-5 Array

In this case, our client had four Western Digital WD6000BKHG-18A29V0 hard drives arranged in a RAID-5 array. On that array, they had stored several virtual machines. […]
June 27, 2016

Raptor Hard Drive Repair Case Study

Before it even arrived we knew this Raptor hard drive repair case was going to be incredibly difficult. This was an unusual data recovery case for […]