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Reasons why your camera takes pictures by itself and how to safeguard your privacy

REASONS WHY YOUR CAMERA TAKES PICTURES BY ITSELF AND HOW TO SAFEGUARD YOUR PRIVACY. Hypothetical Scenario Take a scenario your smartphone takes a picture of you when you thought the camera was off, and forwarded the images to some unauthorised entities. Now take the scenario on surveillance, laptop webcams and monitoring devices such as baby […]

The Current state of Cyber Security in Kenya.

The current state on Kenya in readiness to cyber security poses room for improvement, incidence response management and the ability to proactively, ensure business continuity after an attack. Data has been the one of the new organizations most valued assets and its loss may result to customer in-satisfaction and organizations such as the East Africa […]

Basic hard drive check for data recovery professionals

The next steps can save beginner users from making mistakes when working on user drives. 1. Hold that drive with your hand and carefully shake it from side to side, and then listen if there are any moving parts bouncing inside. Powering the drive in this situation is dangerous, since it may lead to platter […]

How to recover quickbooks data from hard drive

RECOVER LOST DATA WITH QUICKBOOKS AUTO DATA RECOVERY One of the most heartbreaking things to happen to a company is the loss of their QuickBooks data. This only happens when there was no backup of the file created, which is probably the fault of the one working on it, as the file should be backed […]

WHY BUSINESSES SHOULD EMBRACE CLOUD BACKUP SOLUTIONS

By definition, cloud backup computing solutions involve the practice and application of computer expertise in connecting personal computers to network servers by the use internet capability to secure data. It can be a primary or a secondary measure. The clouds have the capacity to process, manage and store data that can be easily retrieved by […]

Recover lost or deleted files

RECOVERING LOST OR DELETED FILES ON WINDOWS There are times you may search for a file/folder on your windows computer and can’t seem to find it, probably because you may have accidentally deleted it. There are several ways you can restore those files, either from previous versions, also known as shadow copies or from a […]

Getting the Best Data Recovery

Since the computer software can be used with many devices, you don’t need to buy computer software for each of your devices and because of this you save plenty of money. Data recovery software is vital for both property and business users. In this case, it is one of the tangible ways of recovering data. […]

Top Data Recovery Secrets

Disaster recovery needs to be planned much ahead of time. When the recovery is completed, some centers also give post-recovery customer services. Data recovery may be a simple task when you have access to the correct tools and techniques. Data recovery, generally, may be a costly procedure. Simply put, it is expensive because it is […]

Facts, Fiction and Data Recovery

If you take advantage of a data recovery program to attempt to recover your data, then you might have to try several data recovery program. Various data recovery programs may supply you with various outcomes. You don’t wish to install and attempt to use a data recovery program that was made to be used by […]

The Ultimate Strategy to Data Recovery

A lot of people expect their file has gone forever in this kind of situation. You’re able to restore a lot of the files in this way. Besides this, you may check the file which you want to save using the file filtering system which permits you to choose the type of data which you […]

Introducing Data Recovery

Backup data may get irrecoverable for many reasons, including incorrect backup practices. As long as the data hasn’t been overwritten, this computer software will be able to help you to recoup the data in a jiffy. You generally observe that once you lose data, it’s been lost forever. You are likely able to see now […]

RECOVERING LOST OR DELETED FILES ON WINDOWS

RECOVERING LOST OR DELETED FILES ON WINDOWS There are times you may search for a file/folder on your windows computer and can’t seem to find it, probably because you may have accidentally deleted it. There are several ways you can restore those files, either from previous versions, also known as shadow copies or from a […]

HOW TO TAKE A SCREENSHOT ON WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM

HOW TO TAKE A SCREENSHOT ON WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM How to take a screenshot remains one of the most frequently asked questions. Whether you’re running Windows XP or the brand-new Windows 10 operating system, these are all the ways you can take a screenshot: Windows XP There are only two ways to take a screenshot […]

Why CEOs shouldn’t ignore the Human Factor in Cyber Security

Cyber-attacks have been very common nowadays even though there has been an improvement in technology to enhance security systems. Hackers have been able to access company data and use it for malicious purposes due to exploiting vulnerabilities in the systems. Big organizations such as Yahoo, Sony, JP Morgan have been victims of cyber-attacks which has […]

HOW TO RECOVER RAID – THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE RECOVERING RAID

HOW TO RECOVER RAID RAID (redundant array of independent disks; originally redundant array of inexpensive disks) provides a way of storing the same data in different places (thus, redundantly) on multiple hard disks (though not all RAID levels provide redundancy). By placing data on multiple disks, input/output (I/O) operations can overlap in a balanced way, […]

HOW TO SETUP RAID 5

HOW TO SETUP RAID 5 Of all the RAID levels that consumers are likely to use on their home systems, RAID 5 is one of the more exotic choices. While RAID 0 and 1 are pretty straightforward, RAID 5 is a little more complex. As we discussed in earlier articles, RAID 0 stripes data across […]

HOW TO SETUP RAID 1

HOW TO SETUP RAID 1 RAID Level 1 can also be referred to as a mirrored array of hard drives. Mirroring is implemented when fault tolerance is desired. Fault tolerance is the ability of the data contained in the array to remain intact if one of the drives fails. In a mirrored array, all of […]

HOW TO SETUP RAID 0

HOW TO SETUP RAID 0 RAID has several “levels” that use drives in different ways. Level 0 (RAID 0) spreads or “stripes” data between two or more drives. The problem with striping data across drives is that when things go wrong, they go really wrong: If a single hard drive in a RAID 0 array […]

HOW TO RECOVER QUICKBOOKS ADMIN PASSWORD

HOW TO RECOVER QUICKBOOKS ADMIN PASSWORD When using QuickBooks Desktop, you’re always signed in as a specific user. QuickBooks normally sets up an Admin account first time you install and set it up. Any other user is normally set up by the Admin. Security updates and other unforeseen circumstances may lead you to reset your […]

HOW TO RECOVER DELETED FILES FROM THE RECYCLE BIN

HOW TO RECOVER DELETED FILES FROM THE RECYCLE BIN The main reason why this tool is called recycle bin and not a shredder is that you can easily restore the files in it as long as you have not emptied it yet. Restoring deleted files from the Recycle Bin in Windows should only take a […]

How to recover data from external hard drive

RECOVERING DATA FROM AN EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE External Hard Drives have become quite common due to their easy portability and convenience, as you can store your critical data on them and access them on the go. However, as a data recovery experts we have noted that the largest portion of cases brought in to our […]

How to recover data from itunes backup

RECOVERING DATA FROM CLOUD BACKUP ON IOS For IOS users, there are two options of backing up your data on the cloud, you can either use ICloud or ITunes. Learn how to restore data from either of the two below: Restore your device from an iCloud backup Turn on your device. You should see a […]

How to recover iphone password

RECOVERING A FORGOTTEN IPHONE PASSWORD If you input a wrong passcode in your iPhone, iPod touch or your iPad six times in a row, you’ll be locked out of your device and a message notifying you that your device is disabled. For you to restore your device, you will need to erase your device using […]

How to recover files hidden by a virus on a Memory Card or Flash Drive

RECOVERING DOCUMENTS HIDDEN BY A VIRUS IN A STORAGE MEDIA Computer viruses are quite common these days, but they vary depending on the actual harm they do to your computer. There’s a specific virus that tends to hide data and displays it as shortcuts.  This virus is mainly known to attack external storage drives i.e. […]

How to recover facebook password

RETRIEVING A FORGOTTEN FACEBOOK PASSWORD IN 3 EASY STEPS With all these social media platforms available today, it’s turning out to be a big task remembering the passwords to all these accounts.  Fortunately for Facebook users, you don’t need to panic once you’re locked out of your account due to inputting a wrong password. Following […]

How can i recover my stolen mobile phone in kenya

RECOVERING A LOST OR STOLEN PHONE IN KENYA Phone theft has become quite rampant in Kenya, especially in this day and age where new technology leads to new phones being released and also stiff competition between phone manufacturers making android phones easily accessible to anyone willing to spend a certain amount. Having established this let […]

How to restore Contacts from Gmail Using Google Backup

RESTORING CONTACTS FROM GMAIL USING A GOOGLE BACKUP If the automatic method of restoring contacts from Gmail doesn’t work, you may need to use the Google backup method. First of all you need to create a Google backup to restore. In order to do that, just follow the following steps: Log in to your Gmail […]

How to recover contacts from gmail account

RESTORING CONTACTS FROM GMAIL Gone are the days whereby you needed a notebook to write down your contacts as a backup just in case you accidentally delete them, lose your phone or need to upgrade to a new phone. Google has made it easy for you to create a backup of your contacts online on […]

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR MOBILE PHONE DROPS IN WATER

EASY STEPS TO TAKE WHEN YOUR MOBILE PHONE DROPS IN WATER Do not switch on the phone or try to charge it as this will cause the phone to short circuit damaging the phone more than it was when you got it out of the water. Remove all detachable parts from the phone i.e. the […]

HOW TO PREVENT RANSOMWARE ATTACKS SUCH AS CRYPTOWALL

Ransomware: Type of malware (malicious software) that locks your computer screen and prevents you from accessing your files and asks you to pay a certain fee (ransom) for you to get back and control over your computer. These malware sometimes come in the form of a fake antivirus installer which when clicked into the computer […]

DATA RECOVERY PRICING

DATA RECOVERY PRICING It’s common for users in need of data recovery services to contact us with enquiries on how much it costs to perform data recovery. We do our best to indicate a price guideline based on the symptoms described but this may only be an estimate and not the actual price. It is […]

DATA RECOVERY IN EAST AFRICA

DATA RECOVERY IN EAST AFRICA   Data loss can be very detrimental to any individual user or company especially in East Africa whereby companies are growing at a very promising rate. Companies tend to save all their data in raidserverswhich are no exception to failure. In event of failure of these servers whereby there are […]

10 THINGS NOT TO DO TO A FAILING OR FAILED HARD DISK / HARD DRIVE

10 THINGS NOT TO DO TO A FAILING OR FAILED HARD DISK DRIVE When your hard drive fails or is about to fail, there are several things that come to one’s mind on how to try and salvage the data that was in the hard disk drive. Most of these things end up causing more damage to […]

Signs that your Laptop is about to experience data loss

SIGNS THAT YOUR LAPTOP IS LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE DATA LOSS Losing very vital data is not fun at all, trust me, I have seen the face that many of the guys have when they come with a case of data loss and it’s heartbreaking. Fortunately there are several warning signs that may give you an […]

RAID DATA RECOVERY KENYA

RAID SYSTEMS RAID stands for Redundant Array OF Independent Discs, which is a data storage technology that combines multiple physical disk drives into a single logical unit for the purpose of data redundancy or even both.   TYPES OF RAID SYSTEMS 1) Software RAID: RAID system that doesn’t require a dedicated hardware RAID controller. The […]

WHY DATA RECOVERY IS SO IMPORTANT?

Why Data Recovery Is So Important? Data Recovery typically refers to the Restoration of data to a desktop, laptop, server, or external Storage system from a backup. Because Data is the heart of the Enterprise, it’s crucial for you to protect it. And to protect your Organization’s Data, you need to implement a Data Recovery […]

WHAT NOT TO DO WHEN YOUR RAID 5 SYSTEM FAILS

WHAT NOT TO DO WHEN YOUR RAID 5 SYSTEM FAILS If you’re reading this then you probably know that there are different types of RAID systems and if not the following link will assist you to comprehend it better: http://www.datarecoverykenya.co.ke/data-recovery/raid-data-recovery-kenya/ . With that issue out of the way,we will focus mainly on the RAID 5 system which […]

DATA RECOVERY TIPS

Have you Lost Data? Your Next Steps are very Crucial! To avoid permanent data loss, follow these simple steps: If your hard drive is making clicking, grinding or whirring sounds, shut down the drive or your computer immediately. These sounds could be the read/write heads hitting or scraping the hard disk platters. Severe or complete data loss could […]

10 THINGS NOT TO DO TO A FAILING OR FAILED HARD DISK DRIVE

10 THINGS NOT TO DO TO A FAILING OR FAILED HARD DISK DRIVE When your hard drive fails or is about to fail, there are several things that come to one’s mind on how to try and salvage the data that was in the hard disk drive. Most of these things end up causing more damage to […]

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  1. Stephen says:

    Am a student at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) pursuing BSc. Computer Security and Forensics looking forward to join your company as from May 2017 for a field attachment. Kindly, reply to me addressing on how do i go about the application and the requirements, and weather you offer attachment opportunity.
    Am looking forward to hear from you.
    Thanks in advance.

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