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.
In October, Hurricane Sandy hit New York City causing a record storm surge to sweep through Eyebeam, leaving behind three and a half feet of saltwater mixed with sewage and corrosives. CBL is all-too-familiar with this sort of recovery scene. The data disaster threatening years of digital storage is featured in a great little video and article.