When the Easy button fails! Cell Phone analysis of a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (SPH-L900)

Often times clients come to Flashback data, because their forensic examiners have “run out of tools” to use on cell phones. Literally, an examiner will have run through their entire tool box, ranging from UFED, Lantern, Susteen, Oxygen, XRY, MPE+, etc. The examiners will usually tell me “XYZ forensic product says the device and operating …

Flashback Data Wins 2011 Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce Innovation Award

For the 2nd time in 3 years Flashback Data has won the Innovation Practices Award at the 2011 Greater Austin Business Awards in the small business category.  We are honored to be recognized for our forward-thinking achievements including our highly acclaimed ASCLD Lab International and ISO 17025 Accreditations.  Flashback Data is still the only non-governmental …

CPE1704TKS

We love movies, but it’s probably because of Hollywood that we get at least a few calls each month asking us to brute force someone’s password.  Folks want to know how much we charge, and can we finish by Thursday?  Sadly, brute forcing passwords is not like the movies.  In WarGames, the WOPR brute forced the “CPE1704TKS” …

New Kids On The Block – Top Five Data Recovery Company in the US

Flashback Data was founded in 2004 as the A-Team or SEAL Team (depending on what generation you are from) for the IT industry.  We are laser focused on data recovery and computer forensic investigations which has allowed us to stay on top of recovering evolving technology such as flash-memory and solid state drives. We find …