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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Under the Sea - Microsoft's data center experiment resurfaces
Under the Sea - Microsoft's data center experiment resurfaces

17 September 2020

This wasn’t data overboard but data submerged! After two years resting on the ocean floor off the coast of Scotland, Microsoft researchers have retrieved an underwater data center to see how it fared.

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Lucky the Server
Lucky the Server

20 December 2018

(To the tune of Frosty the Snowman)

Lucky the Server,
Kept his users going all day,
So were they surprised when
Before their eyes,
He went offline one day.

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CBL the Data-Saving Reindeer

22 December 2016

You know Accounting and Sales, Marketing, and Finance.
Production, Logistics, Design Group, and Freelance.
But do you recall?
The most famous department of all?

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CBL Pictures: From the Ashes II - Server Fire
CBL Pictures: From the Ashes II - Server Fire

25 September 2013

In a fire computers in your home or office really feel the heat. Rising temperatures affect both the exterior and interior of a machine as electronic components made of metal and plastic burn, melt and corrode. It’s a mess our labs often get dirty with. And the...

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Protecting Backups: How Safe Is Your Data? (Part 4)
Protecting Backups: How Safe Is Your Data? (Part 4)

1 February 2011

Data Safety Series Configuration of RAID arrays have been greatly simplified over the years. However, as we like to say, It’s Not A Matter of If, but When…. There are important details to remember when storing your data this way: even a RAID can fail.

(Part 4 of our series on Data Safety)

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When Dad's Data Needs Recovering
When Dad's Data Needs Recovering

12 June 2009

Okay. Has the search begun yet for a unique gift for your dad, stepfather, or grandfather for Father’s Day?

Does Daddy store his data on a Windows laptop, PC or server?

Does Father upload photographs of family vacations, birthday parties and other events from his digital camera to his...

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Data Recovery Firms Come and Go
Data Recovery Firms Come and Go

8 May 2007

If you’re shopping for a data recovery firm, you have discovered it is a highly competitive market. A search for “ data recovery services “ on google.com returned approximately 77,900,000 results.

So how do you make sense of it all??

To start, ask yourself some simple questions:

1)...

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