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A million ways to lose data but only a few to recover it

Around 174 years ago, the first calculating machine was created. The program that controlled it was used for handling Jacquard punched cards (the same that were used in the famous Jacquard machines for weaving patterned carpets). When the creator of the machine, Charles Babbage, presented his invention for the first time, he made a mistake by inputting the card the wrong way around, turning the programme into waste paper. That’s …Read More

Recovering data from black boxes

While air travel is consistently rated as one of safest forms of transport, recent disasters including ill-fated flight Air Asia QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore,  MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, which disappeared without a trace in the middle of the Indian Ocean and flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, which was struck down by a missile fired by pro-Russian separatists fighting against the Ukrainian government, remind us that …Read More

Data for Sale: 80% of Second Hand IT Equipment Dealers have it wrong

You’ve got rid of an old disk drive, computer or mobile phone and you thought all your problems related to your old device disappeared like magic. Well, unfortunately not. All this is not as simple as you expected.  Your data might become accessible to unscrupulous third parties and your moment of elation will probably disappear very quickly. We have investigated how the second hand device dealers deal with data management. …Read More

Forensic data recovery & collection: an added complication

Each data recovery job is different and the differences are more extreme when the recovery has a forensic element. In these cases, the main difference is that the media passes through the investigative team to identify the risk areas and required data then the data recovery team can start their work. During these processes one of the most important things is to ensure that collected metadata remains exactly the same …Read More