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What's Happening In Forensics - Sep 19, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019 (15:50:46)
MSAB share a white paper detailing four critical success factors in mobile forensics.

Cellebrite's Joanna Shemesh talks about how digital intelligence can help solve the problem of knife crime in England.

SalvationDATA share a case study showing how to retrieve CCTV footage from a live video surveillance system in a forensically sound environment.

Chet Hosmer talks about how to leverage Powershell and Python for digital forensic investigations.
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BlackBag Now Provides Law Enforcement Agencies With AI-Based Image Recognition

Thursday, September 19, 2019 (13:29:34)
BlackBag assists law enforcement agencies with AI based image recognition technology to help with child abuse investigations in the latest release of BlackLight.

The significant advances in neural networks and AI based computer recognition allows machines to accurately recognize and classify the content of digital images and videos. BlackBag is now using artificial intelligence to help in the fight against Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM).

How To Use Text Analytics With Rosoka Integration

Thursday, September 19, 2019 (08:33:33)
Hi, I’m Rich Frawley and I’m the Digital Forensic Specialist with ADF Solutions. Today we are going to explore the text analytics capabilities built into ADF’s digital forensic software with the integration of Rosoka.

Rosoka brings the power of automated energy extraction and language identification with gisting directly into ADF through a tightly integrated user experience.

Rosoka runs locally on the investigator’s computer, processing documents in over 200 languages to identify entities and locations and unstructured documents.

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What's Happening In Forensics - Sep 18, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 (17:10:26)
Liam Barry shares his experience of the Magnet User Summit.

Arman Gungor talks about how to uncover timestamps in forensic email examination.

Ewen O'Brien, writing in Digital Forensics Magazine, talks about how stress and burnout are two huge security and invesitgation threats that aren't given enough attention.
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Sneak Peak Of New Belkasoft Evidence Center 2020

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 (10:53:28)
Belkasoft announces the upcoming release of its Belkasoft Evidence Center 2020 v.9.7. The new version significantly expands the mobile forensics and remote acquisition.

Among new features are acquisition of MTK based devices; acquisition via MTP/PTP protocols; iTunes backups support for iOS 13 beta 6, analysis of Xiaomi and Huawei backups, F2FS file system parsing and analysis, CarPlay analysis, macOS and Linux support for the remote acquisition and many more.

See more details at https://belkasoft.com/sneak_peek
More about BEC: https://belkasoft.com/ec

What's Happening In Forensics - Sep 16, 2019

Monday, September 16, 2019 (15:02:39)
Craig Hinkley talks about preventing burnout for cybersecurity and digital forensics professionals.

Cellebrite's UFED Chinex Kit can now extract data from non-standard Chinese phones.
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MSAB Launches Mobile Forensics Blog

Monday, September 16, 2019 (10:11:54)
MSAB believes that knowledge is a powerful tool to help make the world a safer place. That is why we are so happy to announce the launch of our Mobile forensics blog. This forensic and evidence-centered blog focuses on news, stories from the real world, inspiration and guidance on how to use mobile forensics in the most effective ways possible.

Four Critical Success Factors In Mobile Forensics

Monday, September 16, 2019 (07:50:46)
by Mike Dickinson, Deputy Executive Officer at MSAB

The purpose of this paper is to encourage mobile forensic practitioners to consider a wider number of critical factors surrounding their choice and use of mobile forensic tools. Specifically, the quality of decoding, training of users and ultimately the preservation of digital as evidence in court proceedings.

There is a tendency in the world of mobile forensic tools to focus on one thing: data acquisition.

Most users tend to focus on purchasing a tool that gets them access to the data. Makes sense, right? Not much point in doing anything else, if you can’t get the data in the first place, and we would agree. But it shouldn’t stop there. There are four critical factors to consider.

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What's Happening In Forensics - Sep 13, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019 (16:10:40)
Josh Hickman discusses the challenges of extracting data from the Wickr messaging app.

Andrea Fortuna talks about browser fingerprinting.

Adam Harrison shares his unofficial write-up of the Defcon DFIR CTF.

Criminals have managed to use artificial intelligence to replicate the voice of a CEO and steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from an energy company.

SalvationDATA share a case study showing the capabilities of their VIP 2.0 tool.

Amped talk to Blaine Davison from the Norman, OK PD about the challenges of digital forensic investigation and how he uses their tools.
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How To Acquire Data From A Mac Using MacQuisition

Friday, September 13, 2019 (12:08:13)
Depending on the digital forensic imaging tool you have available, creating a forensic image of a Mac computer can be either an anxiety-creating situation, or as easy as “1-2-3-START”. There are several things you must identify ahead of attempting a full disk image of the system. Below are some things to consider:

1. Type of Mac computer: Identify the serial number / model number; identify if the Mac is installed with a T2 security chip. Are SecureBoot settings enabled to prevent booting from external media?
2. What file system (HFS+ vs APFS) is currently running on the source Mac?
3. Is FileVault2 enabled on the source Mac? Do you have the password or Recovery Key available?
4. Do you need a logical or physical acquisition of the Mac?
5. Has the owner of the Mac enabled a firmware password on the system?
6. Is the Mac installed with a fusion drive?
7. Do you need a RAM image?

Having the answers to the above questions is imperative.

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