By Will DeLisi, NAND Flash Recovery Specialist In short, it’s not. The market has become flooded (pun intended) with water resistant phones, but it is important to remember that water resistant is NOT the same as waterproof. Don’t get me wrong—water resistance is AWESOME, especially when it comes to that handheld computer in your pocket … Continue reading How Waterproof is Your Phone?
By Michael Hall, Chief Information Security Officer Last month, the ransomware known as WannaCry spread through the world at an astonishing rate, attacking hundreds of thousands of computers literally overnight and holding their data for ransom. In 2016, ransomware cost its victims approximately $1 billion. That’s $1 billion for all victims of all ransomware programs … Continue reading Ransomware Takes a New Turn—How WannaCry was Different
By John Ahearne, Forensic Analyst This article is part of a series that delves into each step of the digital forensic process. If you missed one of the previous articles, you can read them at the links below: Digital Forensic Process—Introduction Digital Forensic Process—Identification Handling Digital Evidence Handling of evidence is the most important aspect … Continue reading Digital Forensic Process—Preservation / Collections
By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Last month, the WannaCry/WannaCrypt ransomware tore through hundreds of thousands of computers overnight in a worldwide onslaught. If you are a victim, there is hope. Through in-depth study of the WannaCry ransomware, Kaspersky Labs has discovered that the code was poorly written and contains a number of possible … Continue reading WannaCry Recovery Tips
By Will DeLisi, NAND Flash Recovery Specialist What do you get when you combine a solid state drive with a traditional spinning hard drive? It’s a hybrid drive, which may very well be the best of both worlds. Solid state hybrid drives (SSHDs) combine a smaller, faster SSD with a larger, bigger capacity hard drive … Continue reading Hybrid Drive Technology: Pros and Cons