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Mac, Linux, and Smartphones Become Ramsomware Targets

2016 was the year of ransomware – 146 new families of these perfidious malware were discovered. The year before, it was just 29. The malicious programs earned the cybercriminals an estimated worldwide profit of around one billion dollars in 2016. Logically, the criminals expanded their sphere of influence: Until recently, Windows PCs were hit primarily by attacks with ransomware, now hackers are also targeting Macs and Linux PCs. More recently …Read More

RAID Turns 30 Years Old

It’s not often in the IT world that a technology developed many decades ago is still widely used and important for administrators and other users. Even modern servers and storage running RAID technology inside – mostly in enterprises, but more and more in consumer NAS systems as well.  Well, RAID has survived and as we celebrate its 30th birthday this year, it still plays a major role. But why is …Read More

Choosing the Right Data Recovery Provider

Every data loss is different. What seems to be a quite simple statement, is nevertheless still true.  Over the past several years, we have conducted many surveys regarding the reasons why individuals, as well as companies, experience data loss. While some are still the same since the introduction of IT – hardware and software failures, as well as human error, which account for around 90 % of all data losses …Read More

Intricacy of Mobile Phone Recovery

There is a multitude of things that can go wrong when it comes to mobile data recovery loss. From lost or deleted data due to software issues, liquid damage or even accidental deletion. Mobile phones use flash memory to store data. Flash memory is an electronic (solid-state) non-volatile computer storage medium that can be electrically erased and reprogrammed. How most people lose their data We have found the top 10 …Read More

What Can a Smartphone User do After Data Loss?

Hardly a smartphone or mobile phone user has not experienced it already:  You installed a new app in a couple of minutes and nothing works anymore. The smartphone will hang itself up during the installation process and can be restarted in the best case. Or the device just hangs by itself without any reason and after the restart, many, if not all, data disappeared. Also a common problem: The smartphone …Read More