Stories From The Lab: Russian Hackers Gamble With Ransomware
Stories From The Lab: Russian Hackers Gamble With Ransomware

23 August 2021

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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Stranger Data – the Stranger Things We See in the Lab for Recovery
Stranger Data – the Stranger Things We See in the Lab for Recovery

26 July 2019

At CBL we’ve seen odd hard drives, and some stranger things, too.

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CBL Pictures: Size doesn't matter
CBL Pictures: Size doesn't matter

22 May 2013

We don’t see these sort of gigantic hard drives in our data recovery labs often anymore, but it’s no problem…

The read/write heads of an old hard drive sent in for recovery - pictured with a quarter for size comparison

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CBL Pictures: Gigabyte to Terabytes
CBL Pictures: Gigabyte to Terabytes

30 August 2012

For fun, here is a comparison of some old storage media with something in our data recovery lab right now.

a 1 GB IBM 3380 from 1980 and a RAID array case in our data recovery lab today 48TB

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A Peek Inside a CBL Data Recovery Lab
A Peek Inside a CBL Data Recovery Lab

15 June 2012

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.

parts stack 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.

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Spain Wins 2010 World Cup
Spain Wins 2010 World Cup

12 July 2010

CBL would like to congratulate Spain on their first World Cup victory. Several of our data recovery labs around the world watched closely during the competition.

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When "Dead" Just Won't Do: Hands-on Hard Drive Diagnosis key to Recovery
When "Dead" Just Won't Do: Hands-on Hard Drive Diagnosis key to Recovery

12 April 2010

Have you ever called up your auto mechanic, described a series of random sounds, and expected him to tell you how to fix it? Do you call your doctor when you are experiencing sharp pains and ask him what household products you can use to get healthy again?

You know these are scenarios where hands-on diagnosis is beneficial. We explore the similarities to describing and diagnosing data recovery problems and why getting the diagnosis right is the key to a successful data recovery path.

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Video: Behind-the-Scenes of a CBL Lab
Video: Behind-the-Scenes of a CBL Lab

17 March 2009

CEO of CBL Data Recovery Technologies takes you behind the scenes touring one of our worldwide labs. Video after the jump.

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