A Blog from CBL Data Recovery
Data Safety: The Value of Your Data to a Hacker
Oct 18, 12:58 PM
We’ve talked about data safety and protection before. Besides the destruction of information from crashes and deletion, threats to your data’s safety come in the form of threats to its security, and that affects your privacy.
Tech columnist Brian Krebs has a great article where he tries to tackle the challenge of explaining why a hacker would want to get into your PC. What’s interesting is that most of the items listed are some sort of data or personal information.
Tips for Handling Memory Cards Properly*
Aug 3, 03:08 PM
Are you a digital photographer? Here are some ‘tips’ for working with and handling SD cards and flash memory cards.
Tip #1. Download, email, post-process and/or print your images promptly. If you wait weeks or months, the colors could fade, saturation could suffer and color balance could shift. Or worse, image files could become corrupt or you could misplace your card.
More after the jump!
Jul 25, 12:59 PM
Used electronic devices are often discarded in the cheapest way possible to some of the world’s poorest countries. Watch a recent TV report on location in Ghana that gives a glimpse into the conditions of the scrap yard/slums that e-waste is being collected and dumped in.
A Peek Inside a CBL Data Recovery Lab
Jun 15, 05:45 PM
Here’s an inside look at the action going on in one of our labs.
Newly renovated, check out this little peek at of our data recovery lab and clean room facility located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Key factors come together here: a tightly knit team of engineers and staff working together with all the necessary tools and clean-room ammenties to make running daily operations at the facility a breeze.
Staff work on projects in a secure area of the facility. Lab engineer Joel Barker let the camera follow him around a bit to snap photos of some aspects of his work at CBL.
CBL maintains an ever growing parts database. Engineers search it for parts here and around the globe when needed to complete a data recovery project.