Tag Archives: smartphone

White Room: HDD vs. SSD Data Recovery

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Meet Ron Cen Ron begins each workday by stepping across flooring topped with sticky material that collects contaminants from the bottom of his shoes on his way into a small changing room. After closing the door behind him, Ron suits up in a special hooded suit, face mask, gloves … Continue reading White Room: HDD vs. SSD Data Recovery

What Happens When a Smartphone Gets Wet?

By Jim Alcott, Data Recovery/Forensic Engineer How many people do you know that have dropped their phone in water? Chances are you know at least two or three. If the data on a water-logged phone is backed up, then the data is safe. Just buy another phone, restore data from the backup and the new phone … Continue reading What Happens When a Smartphone Gets Wet?

How Waterproof is Your Phone?

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?

May 23, 2017: A Primer on Current Android Device Forensics (Enfuse)

Rene Novoa, DriveSavers Sr. Manager of eDiscovery and Digital Forensics, will be joining Ronen Engler, Cellebrite Sr. Manager of Technology and Innovation, to speak at the Enfuse Conference in Las Vegas. Title: A Primer on Current Android Device Forensics Date/Time: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:00AM – 12:00PM Location: Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV With Android devices … Continue reading May 23, 2017: A Primer on Current Android Device Forensics (Enfuse)

DriveSavers Recovers Critical Data in Custody Case

There can be a lot more at stake than pictures, music and funny text messages when your smartphone stops working. Sometimes, it’s serious family matters that hang in the balance. Such was the case with Amy, a single mom who sent DriveSavers a severely damaged iPhone that held data to be used as part of … Continue reading DriveSavers Recovers Critical Data in Custody Case