Do-It-Yourself Hard Drive Data Recovery: 4 Factors to Consider

When your hard drive fails — or you suddenly lose access to important files, and you realize that you don’t have a functional backup — you’ll need to either recreate your work or find a way to recover the data....
November 18, 2021

How Much Does Data Recovery of a Hard Drive Cost?

It’s no secret: Hard drive data recovery can be expensive. For an individual hard drive, costs can vary from $100 to upwards of $2,000 — and while data recovery is reasonably affordable in the vast majority of cases, consumers have...
November 12, 2021

COVID-19: 5 Major Cyber Attacks Across Different Industries In 2020

April 9th, 2020 Responsible for a staggering 95,000 deaths around the globe as of April 9th, the COVID-19 crisis continues to disrupt the global economy in a manner that hasn’t been witnessed since the Second World War. Like other catastrophes,...
April 9, 2020

4 Ways to Secure Your Data During the Pandemic

On April 9th, it was reported that the number of COVID-19 cases had crossed 1,500,000 worldwide. The pandemic has enveloped nearly every country to create an atmosphere of uncertainty, fear, and chaos. Social distancing has become a necessity and most...
March 29, 2020

617 Million Accounts Compromised And Sold On Dark Web In Massive Data Breach

The Register is reporting a serious data breach affecting 16 websites and 617 million user accounts. Stolen information is available on the dark web, and the affected websites have warned their users to take action to counteract the breach. The...
March 12, 2019

Apple Confirms: Some MacBook Pro Solid-State Drives Have a Critical Data Loss Issue

Apple has announced free services for a “limited number of 128GB and 256GB” solid-state drives for some 13-inch MacBook Pro models sold from June 2017 and June 2018. According to the company, the affected drives have an issue that can...
November 12, 2018

Apple Promotes New T2-Equipped Apple Data Recovery Process

Apple says the tool should take between 10 and 20 minutes to partition the external hard drive, though the data transfer time may take as long as two days, depending on the amount of data to be recovered.
October 4, 2018

How to Check If Your Router Is Compromised (And Reboot It)

The FBI has warned that a malware product called VPNFilter has infected over 500,000 devices, including wireless routers and network-attached storage systems. Obviously, this is a major concern in our industry, and we want to help our customers keep their...
June 12, 2018

City of Atlanta Hit by SamSam Ransomware

A ransomware attack on the city of Atlanta on Mar. 22 has left officials scrambling to provide services to residents. Many critical services, like public-safety and wastewater treatment, have been unaffected. Meanwhile, other systems have ground to a halt or...
April 1, 2018

Only Half of Ransomware Payments Resulted in Decrypted Files

A report from a leading research firm found a startling statistic for 2017: only half of ransomware victims who paid a ransom were able to successfully decrypt their files. These findings and others in the report offer even more incentive...
March 21, 2018