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Brief History of Data Recovery

Infographic shows development of data recovery industry from the days of Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace to present day. This infographic was originally published in 2013 for one of ADRECA’s project. We updated it recently and re-publish here at Data Analyzers as our final 2019 post with authors permission. Click […]

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WD My Passport Data Recovery

The WD My Passport drive is a portable storage that gives you the confidence and freedom to drive forward in life. With a stylish design that fits in the palm of your hand, there’s space to store, organize, and share your photos, videos, music, and documents. But what to do […]

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Why my portable Toshiba drive is clicking?

There are three major reasons for a Toshiba hard drive to start clicking. Modern disk drives are complex devices and while most last three or more years eventually they do fail. Like others, Toshiba hard drives have seen great improvements in recent years achieving greater speeds and storage capacities. Today […]

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Riviera Beach Acuerda Pagar $ 600K a Cibercriminales Debito a un Ataque de Ransomware

Hace aproximadamente tres semanas, alguien en el departamento de policía de Riviera Beach, FL, abrió un correo electrónico infectado con ransomware que desencadenó la caída del sistema informático completo. ¿El sistema de seguridad para las computadoras que contienen todos los datos críticos de la ciudad estaba tan desactualizado que ya […]

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Western Digital Hard Drive Makes Clicking Noise

There are three major reasons for a Western Digital hard drive to start clicking. Modern disk drives are complex devices and while usually last three or more years they do fail at some point. Like others, Western Digital hard drives have seen great improvements in recent years achieving greater speeds […]

Dropped Portable Hard Drive

The most natural action after dropping an external hard drive or laptop, is to turn it on to see if it still works? If you are reading this post, there is a good chance that you had an external hard drive dropped and hit the floor, and after you powered […]

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My Seagate Drive is Clicking

Modern hard disk drives are complex devices and while usually last three or more years they do fail for one reason or another. Hard drives have seen great improvements in recent years achieving greater speeds and storage capacities. Today these are made in variety of shapes and sizes and for […]

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Riviera Beach agrees to pay $600K to cybercriminals due to ransomware attack

About three weeks ago someone in Riviera Beach, FL police department opened an email infected with ransomware triggering the entire computer system to go down. The security system for the computers that hold all the city’s critical data was so outdated, it was no longer serviceable by company that made […]

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Seagate launched 16 TB Helium-based CMR Drive

Although not the first 16 TB drive publicly announced – Toshiba MG08 series was the first, last week Seagate launched their 16 TB conventional magnetic recording helium drive. These are available under two product lines – the Exos X for datacenters, and the IronWolf / IronWolf Pro for NAS units. […]

WD Hard Drive is Beeping

Su disco duro externo Western Digital está haciendo un beep

¿Su disco duro externo Western Digital está haciendo “beeping”? ¡Esto puede ser una muy mala noticia! Muchas veces, las unidades portátiles sufren una descarga después de haberse caído o haber sido golpeadas accidentalmente, muchas veces mientras están encendidas y conectadas al puerto USB. Mi disco duro WD está sonando “Mi […]