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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December 11, 2017
Layers of security in Fort Knox

3 Things You Must Do to Make Encryption Work for You

New cybersecurity threats seem to pop up on a daily basis. All the encryption in the world doesn’t seem to stop people from hacking into systems […]
December 7, 2017

Dead Hard Drive Contains Bitcoin Wallet

Let’s say you store your Bitcoin wallet on an external hard drive rather than trust third-party wallet storage providers with your money. It’s an understandable choice. […]
December 5, 2017
macOS High Sierra

Top 3 Things to Do Before Upgrading to macOS High Sierra

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 […]
November 28, 2017
mac data recovery

Top 3 Mac Nightmares

At Gillware, we’ve heard all the stories when it comes to computer failure: You dropped your MacBook or spilled coffee all over the keyboard. You left […]
October 26, 2017
Two-factor authentication or 2FA adds another layer of security to your password-protected data.

The Password Switch: How Safe is Your Cyberspace with Two-Factor Authentication?

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. New cyber threats are emerging all the time, and it’s up to you to keep up to date on […]
October 20, 2017
Microwaves can help hard drives hold more data... but not microwave ovens!

MAMR: The Future of Ultra-High-Capacity Hard Disk Drives

Hard drives have come a long way over the past six decades. The first hard drives were the size of refrigerators; they had record-sized platters capable […]
October 13, 2017

Flash Drive Repair Case Study: Bent USB Drive

This client came to us with a bent USB drive for Gillware’s flash drive repair services. Unfortunately, this isn’t exactly an uncommon scenario. In many models of […]
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 […]
September 8, 2017

Professional Hard Drive Repair FAQ

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