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Data recovery, data destruction and data management pieces of interest.

Kroll Ontrack offers data recovery discount for storage devices affected by flooding.

With ex-tropical cyclone Debbie causing historic flooding and property damage in Queensland and Northern NSW, Kroll Ontrack is offering FREE diagnosis and a 30% discount on data recovery fees for all single desktop, laptop, SSD and external hard drives affected by flood waters. Kroll Ontrack has been helping victims of natural disasters recover their important and sentimental data for 30 years. This offer runs through June 2017. While many possessions …Read More

Secure deletion of data – Comparison of Degausser Types

Reasons to securely and permanently delete data As we have discussed in this blog previously, there are several reasons why corporate and private computer users alike have to delete their stored data. For corporate, storing data beyond the data lifespan can cause unnecessary costs and in several cases, it is even mandatory to securely erase the data after a fixed time period. Additionally, when a firm wants to change their …Read More

Ransomware attacks Android phones

Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts the user’s data and demands a fee, or ransom, for returning access to the data. It is very lucrative for criminals as many victims give in and pay to recover their data. It is no wonder that ransomware has started to target mobile devices as well. ESET has just warned of Lockerpin, the second virus to target Android handsets and the first …Read More