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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August 23, 2018
Ransomware Prevention

Gillware’s Ransomware Prevention Guidelines

The so-called ransomware “industry” has grown rapidly over the past few years. Today, a business finds itself under attack almost every 40 seconds. The ransomware industry […]
April 5, 2017
Easily making strong passwords with high information entropy with Keepass

Making Strong Passwords to Protect Your Data

Making strong passwords is hard work—but it’s worth it. Leaving your bank accounts, social media accounts, email accounts, and devices protected by insecure, easily-guessed, and easily-broken […]
November 2, 2015

Case Study: TracFone Wireless LG L34C locked out

Recovery Type: Mobile Phone Internal Memory: 1.79GB Manufacturer: LG Model Name: Optimus Fuel Operating System: Android Carrier: TracFone Model Number: L34C Manufacture Date: 09/2014 Main Symptom: Locked out Type of Data: Photos, text messages, […]
July 14, 2015

Encryption: Challenges in Data Recovery

Warning: More complicated subject = longer blog post. But hopefully more interesting for some of you. Encryption is a wonderful tool. It has helped create a […]
July 30, 2014

What you don’t know about your solid state drive (SSD)

There is no gray area with self-encrypting storage devices. The data stored within is encrypted. You either have what it takes to decrypt and access the data, or you don’t. Period.
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