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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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  • Topic: News
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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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  • Topic: News
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Why Are Prefetch Files Important to Your Digital Forensics Investigations?

Monday, August 25, 2014 (07:54:00)
Prefetch files are great artifacts for forensic investigators trying to analyze applications that have been run on a system. Windows creates a prefetch file when an application is run from a particular location for the very first time. This is used to help speed up the loading of applications. For investigators, these files contain some valuable data on a user’s application history on a computer.

Learn why prefetch files are important to your digital forensics investigation...

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