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

Aug 27, 05:06 pm

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

Aug 23, 12:08 am

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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CBL Pictures: When Fire Damage Makes Hard Drive Recovery Harder

Jul 15, 04:51 pm

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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A New Hope for Your Lost Data

May 4, 12:13 pm

A New Hope for Your Lost Data

Happy Star Wars Day.

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CBL Pictures: Capsized bits & bytes from a Rowboat Expedition

Apr 23, 02:03 pm

CBL Pictures: Capsized bits & bytes from a Rowboat Expedition

An Earth Day throwback with some lost shots from CBL’s recovery for an ocean expedition

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