Screencast: Recovering lost data with WinHex

Peter Giannoulis, Contributor

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is a forensics tool that allows users to examine running programs, wipe confidential files or unused space, and perform drive imaging or drive cloning.

In this screencast, Peter Giannoulis of http://theacademy.ca zeroes in on one of the product's main functions and shows you how WinHex can recover deleted folders and lost data.

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    Want more screencasts? Make sure to check out our other demonstrations of today's security tools.

    About the author:
    Peter Giannoulis, GSEC, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GCFW, GREM, CISSP, is an information security consultant in Toronto, Ontario. He currently maintains www.theacademy.ca, which provides organizations streaming video on how to configure and troubleshoot many of today's top security products. He also serves as a technical director for GIAC.

    This was first published in June 2008

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