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Atola Insight Forensic 4.8 release

Atola Insight Forensic 4.8 is released! In this version of Atola Insight Forensic software, we included a range of improvements to our core features. The full list of Atola Insight Forensic 4.8 changes can be found here: Atola Insight Forensic Changelog. Password recovery support on new drive models Password recovery now works on new Hitachi hard drives […]

Multitasking Capabilities of Atola Insight Forensic

With each passing year, speed becomes a yet bigger issue for forensic specialists: while the capacity of hard drives grows exponentially, their speed does not keep up. A common 4TB drive’s speed constitutes up to 200 MB/s or 12 GB/min, which translates to more than 5 hours of imaging. And it may take prohibitive amounts of […]

Imaging Drives with Damaged Heads

Hard drives with physical damage require a complex imaging approach. This guide will explain how to retrieve data with the minimal risk of data loss on a drive with a damaged head stack. If an Automatic Checkup report indicates that there is a problem with the heads, look at the status of each head. If […]

Connecting Seagate Drives to Serial Port

If you need to extract or reset an unknown password or perform drive recovery on a Seagate hard drive, use a Serial cable to connect the drive to the DiskSense unit. Take a minute to familiarize yourself with the Serial cable’s three connectors. On one side of the cable, there are two connectors. Both are […]

Clip Target Drive to Source Evidence Size

When you image data from a drive involved in an investigation case, and the target drive will be holding a 1:1 clone of evidence data, in many cases it is critical that the target drive’s capacity is identical to that of the source drive. Should there be a difference in size between the source and […]