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  • History Repeating: Multi-Actuator Technology

     History Repeating: Multi-Actuator Technology
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    About two years ago we published several articles regarding consolidation of hard drive manufacturers and today’s story is closely related to this subject. Once upon a time, there was a company called Conner Peripherals. Before Seagate acquired Conner, and became the new owner of Conner’s intellectual rights they patented a hard drive design that utilized […]

  • One can’t outsmart the world

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    Although with limited capabilities security features introduced with ATA standard and password protected drives have been a standard for many years but in most cases locked drives are easily hacked. Big change’s came into play in 2001 and 2002 with the new Federal Information Processing Standard or FIPS. FIPS describes the encryption and security requirements […]

  • Advantages of On-Line Data Recovery Estimate

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    My Data Recovery Lab has new data recovery estimate tool not just supported but integrated to our on-line services! Free Data Recovery Quote in now My Data Recovery Lab, on-line cost estimator improves our services with its on-going analysis of current practices and procedures proving itself as a valuable resource of information. We invite you […]

  • Seagate Data Recovery Issues

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    Recently data recovery service around the nation has been flooded with Seagate drives! Basically all shapes and sizes with a staggering failing rate, some estimates at 25% annually including fancy thin 7mm drives with 2 platters and 4 heads and 2TB of capacity. More than a year ago we published an article about the Seagate […]

  • Annual report: Data Recovery

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    Although just days behind this might be a good time for a data recovery industry annual report. Great info-graphic above presented by ADRECA illustrates what was behind us but also in many ways showing us what lays ahead. Data Storage Technology As NAND based data storage devices continue to flood the market we have seen […]

  • HDD Serial Commander 2.0

     HDD Serial Commander 2.0
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    The tool known in the industry as the ‘data recovery technician’s little helper’ is about to be published for free. And yes, like everything in ADRECA’s realm it is Public Beta. It has new skin, new features and supports most Samsung, Toshiba and Seagate F3 hard disk drives. We have the HDD Serial Commander development […]

  • Hard disk drive manufacturing process

     Hard disk drive manufacturing process
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      Hard disk drive manufacturing process takes place in clean rooms, where the amount of dust in the atmosphere is kept very low, and is strictly controlled and monitored. The workers are dressed in special suits, to avoid contamination. Over the course of almost 70 years the structure of hard disk drive has remained the […]

  • NAND Flash Data Recovery Research Phase One – Completed

     NAND Flash Data Recovery Research Phase One – Completed
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    NAND Flash Data Recovery Cookbook is a research paper that covers typical NAND Flash data recovery related problems from physical damage to electrical damage to firmware failure. Today, we will find NAND Flash memory in every single of these devices: USB, SSD, SD card, monolithic flash media, Micro SD card, MS card, XD card, digital voice recorder, MP3 […]

  • MDRL attended the ACE Lab Conference in Prague

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    My Data Recovery Lab attended the biggest ACE Lab Data Recovery Conference held on April 22, 2016 in Prague.   While completing the second part of our research and development project we are inviting you to download the latest paper NAND Flash Data Recovery Cookbook published in March 2016. This guide should help you understand […]

  • Great information graphic: The Periodic Table of Security by IFSEC Global

     Great information graphic: The Periodic Table of Security by IFSEC Global
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      The Periodic Table of Security by IFSEC Global   Wikipedia defines security as the degree of resistance to, or protection from, harm. It applies to any vulnerable and valuable asset, such as a person, dwelling, community, item, nation, or organization. Further more, the Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM) in the OSSTMM 3, […]

  • 3D NAND: SK Hynix Overtakes Micron Technology and Toshiba

     3D NAND: SK Hynix Overtakes Micron Technology and Toshiba
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    SK Hynix, a South Korean memory semiconductor supplier is the world’s second-largest memory chipmaker after Samsung Electronics and the world’s fifth-largest semiconductor company. Founded as Hyundai Electronics in 1983, this company today has manufacturing sites in Korea, the US, China and Taiwan. Hynix memory is used by Apple in some of their iMac, MacBook and […]

  • Encryption. Protection. Privacy.

     Encryption. Protection. Privacy.
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    Today, a friend of mine shared Tim Cook’s customer letter published days ago on Apple’s website. He argues that recent government’s demands to remove security features and add new capabilities to the operating system, allowing a passcode to be input electronically will make it easier to unlock your iPhone. The government uses 1789 All Writs Act […]

  • Seagate 10TB Helium-Filled Hard Drives

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    Seagate 10TB helium-filled hard drives pricing and release information for has not been revealed yet, while some estimate to have an expected retail price of $800. After a slow initial response to Western Digital subsidiary HGST’s efforts at creating helium-filled drives, Seagate has finally decided to join others. Western Digital/HGST have had helium-filled drives on […]

  • New App on the Microsoft Store

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    Yes, there is a raising new app on the Microsoft Store! My Data Recovery Lab is proud to announce its first official app submitted to Microsoft App Store. In less than a month we had over 1000 acquisitions from Windows 10 and Windows 8 (8.1) users, both. We are looking forward to Android version soon […]

  • Flash is evolving at an even faster rate than Moore’s Law

     Flash is evolving at an even faster rate than Moore’s Law
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    Flash storage was part of the Apple iPod when it first debuted in 2005, followed later by iPhone, Android devices and others. The unique attributes associated with this type of storage allowed this major change to happen since flash lead to smaller, lighter, more resilient mobile devices. In fact, flash is one the key ingredients that […]

  • Silicon Motion FerriSSD

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    New technology emerges from Silicon Motion, the FerriSSD®. FerriSSD is designed for a wide range of embedded applications requiring faster access, small form factor and reliable SATA/PATA storage. By combining industry proven controller technologies, NAND flash and passive components into a single BGA package with 1.0mm ball-pitch size, FerriSSD simplifies design, reduces time-to-market while protecting […]

  • Important Notice

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    This is an important scam notice to all of our users. We have received numerous requests from various countries which are not relevant to our business. Apparently some business owners like our logo and business name to promote their data recovery services. We have been contacted numerous times with a person ready to send a […]

  • Backup Manual

     Backup Manual

    We haven’t had articles on this blog covering backup lately. We are also busy working on another good paper related to NAND flash data recovery and no one is eager to write. I found this one though.   This 2009 Backup Manual Still Apply   Today, small and middle-size business (SMB) management putting a lot […]

  • A History of Computing

     A History of Computing
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    Computers have been around for a very long time. It has been reported that a 2000 years old computer-like device was found during excavations in Malta. The first device we can name computer was the Abacus or a counting frame, a calculating tool that was in use centuries before the adoption of the written modern numeral […]


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