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And there he stood, with a smoking datum in his hand

Friday, September 05, 2014 (09:43:23)
In early December 2008, Clifford Lambert, a retired Los Angeles art dealer, received a call from a New York estate lawyer with news that surely made his 74-year-old heart leap. Lambert was due to inherit some valuable artwork, the man said, from the estate of May Department Stores Co. heiress Florene May Schoenborn, who had died—curiously—in August 1995. Lambert arranged a meeting to discuss the purported details. Days later, three men arrived at Lambert’s home and stabbed him to death in the kitchen of his posh, 4,300-square-foot Palm Springs, Calif. home. They buried his body in the nearby desert.

Six people were ultimately convicted in Lambert’s murder, which was financially motivated. (The man on the phone, as you might expect, was no lawyer.) Much of the evidence against them was found inside their mobile phones...

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Forensic Analysis of Windows Shellbags

Monday, September 01, 2014 (13:45:46)
While shellbags have been available since Windows XP, they have only recently become a popular artifact as examiners are beginning to realize their potential value to an investigation. In a nutshell, shellbags help track views, sizes and positions of a folder window when viewed through Windows Explorer; this includes network folders and removable devices.

Find out how Shellbags could be important to your digital forensic investigations...

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Curious about Nuix Web Review and Analytics? Join Nuix's expert webinar series

Friday, August 29, 2014 (09:31:30)
In June this year, Nuix launched Nuix Web Review and Analytics, a powerful web application that makes evidence securely and conveniently available using any modern web browser. This enables organizations to provide secure and compartmentalized access to case data for multiple reviewers, investigators, lawyers, subject matter experts and external parties.

See Nuix Web Review and Analytics for yourself by joining one or both of the upcoming free, expert webinars. Learn how to;

• Process, search and review evidence in a single workflow without converting or transferring data between tools
• Enable investigators, lawyers, subject matter experts, auditors and other non-technical personnel to collaborate on case data
• Protect confidential and sensitive information with granular access controls
• Establish your case position earlier with rapid access to the key facts—see the bigger picture faster

Paraben Announces the Device Seizure Challenge

Thursday, August 28, 2014 (18:58:11)
How long has it been since you've tried Device Seizure? With over 12 years of development exclusively as a forensic tool, the latest version of Device Seizure goes head-to-head with any tool available. We know you will love the new Device Seizure and are willing to give you a free 30 day license so you can find out how much Device Seizure v6.66 can do for you.

Visit the Paraben website for additional details on the challenge at www.paraben.com/challenge.php
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Why Offender Profiling is Changing Thanks to Mobile Forensics

Thursday, August 28, 2014 (14:26:13)
Mobile forensics has changed the methodology when it comes to offender profiling. The frequent use of mobile devices has provided investigators with another source for profiling criminal suspects, as well as an insight into their habits and personalities.

This is not just because of the volume of user voice calls and SMS texts; the amount of rich data that can be extracted from Instant Messaging (IM) and social media applications gives forensic investigators the paint and brushes to develop a detailed picture of a suspect and a criminal case. A suspect’s social media personality can offer a more tailored overview of the character, his or her likes and dislikes and a reflection of ‘who’ they really are, beyond their alleged actions. A victim’s presence on social media can also be used to find a common link to possible suspects...

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