During the recent publicity over the WannaCry ransomware attack I was in communication with a number of NHS clients who were asking how many enquiries were we getting.
The reality is the WannaCry ransomware attack was relatively insignificant other than the publicity it attracted and its interference with some services, not to downplay their impact but to put into perspective this attack was smaller in ransom value, ransoms paid and bigger in publicity possibly due to the state of the nation with regard to politics / manifestos / budgets and propaganda.
In terms of monetary value the ransoms were low. In terms of disruption to services it was not the Windows XP systems that were compromised it was the Win 7 and Server 2003 systems.
As a news item I was shocked at the publicity and panic mongering which seemed more politically motivated but I could be wrong, my observation is based on similar outbreaks in 2016 which knocked out entire cities and local authorities but were not publicised to the same extent.
We help the recovery process with ransomware decryption by first imaging drives sector by sector so that there is a second chance of recovery if anything goes wrong.
Don't forget encryption / decryption and malware / antivirus scanning can add extra risk to a storage device failing.
Get advice and assistance from Andy and the team at R3. R3 Data Recovery is real lab that deals with real disasters each an every day. If you have any sort of problem with a hard drive or any data storage device, we are the people to contact. Call us today on 0800 999 3282 for immediate help and assistance.
R3 are ICO registered and have been vetted by Hiscox Insurance for Cyberbreach and data disaster recovery claims assistance.
R3 is one of the few real data recovery labs in the UK and recognised by National Trading Standards forensics and NHS Trust Infrastructure managers as their data recovery rescue supplier.
R3 Data Recovery Ltd has imaging capacity onsite or in lab.
The lab can process imaging of upto 300TB per 24hrs in emergency situations.
We also can image factory / production computer system drives during shutdown periods to help with extending the life of SCADA / bespoke computer operating systems that are not networked or backed up.
R3 processed more successful recoveries of flood damaged ( submerged in effluent / flood water) drives in 2016 than any other british based data recovery lab.
R3 Data Recovery Ltd process Large scale IBM, HP, Dell, EMC, QNAP, Synology, RAID / SAN, VmWare HyperV and Drobo beyond RAID recoveries in Sheffield that our nearest competitors cannot undertake in the UK.
I have been wanting to write this review for some time as I’ve been nothing but grateful for the work Andy, Martin and all the team completed for me. I was in a real pickle when a (seemingly innocuous) spillage on my laptop threatened to destroy several month’s music production work, vital to my career.
Andy’s calm and reassuring manner, coupled with the timely and professional operation carried out by R3 meant that nearly all my data was retrievable (to within an hour or so of the spillage). The team kept me apprised all the way through the process; collected and returned the hard disk to me with a minimum of fuss and suggested alternative means of backing up (I backup on a daily basis now to external hard drives and the cloud!!)
A 10/10 service, I’ll definitely be recommending R3 to any colleagues similarly finding themselves up a certain creek without a certain paddle!!
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