CBL Pictures: Easy to See Not-So Hot Fate for Not-So Burnt Hard Drives

27 August 2021

CBL Pictures: Easy to See Not-So Hot Fate for Not-So Burnt Hard Drives

Throwback to this pair of fire-burned drives spotted in the lab whose not-so hot fate was pretty easily determined early into the recovery project.

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Stories From The Lab: Russian Hackers Gamble With Ransomware

23 August 2021

Stories From The Lab: Russian Hackers Gamble With Ransomware

Listen to a short story from the data recovery lab. In this episode, an online casino host’s data is taken hostage by Russian hackers and CBL helps recover it. Ransomware before it was a thing. This case had it all. Also, see a visualization of how ransomware incidents have exploded in recent years.

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Extreme Weather Conditions Tough on Technology

16 August 2021

Extreme Weather Conditions Tough on Technology

Extreme weather conditions can be tough on our digital devices and data and with an above-average summer storm season predicted by the NOAA it’s a good reminder of the preparation and precautions you can take to protect business from climate threats and data disasters.

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Olympic Moments Not Going to Waste

29 July 2021

Olympic Moments Not Going to Waste

The Tokyo 2020 Games are putting the Metal to the Medal! The most successful Olympic & Paralympic athletes won’t only take home something tangible to preserve the memory in a bronze, silver or gold medal, but they’ll be helping impact the growing environmental problem of e-waste.

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CBL Pictures: When Fire Damage Makes Hard Drive Recovery Harder

15 July 2021

CBL Pictures: When Fire Damage Makes Hard Drive Recovery Harder

Technology that suffers the wrath of a catastrophic event like a wildfire is not a pretty sight. Here are some archive photos from the initial findings after wildfires ripped through the community of Fort McMurray, Alberta in 2016 with some pieces that eventually made their way to our labs for recovery assessment.

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