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Dark net 'used by tens of thousands of paedophiles'

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 (13:29:16)
Tens of thousands of paedophiles are using the so-called dark net to trade images of sexual abuse, an investigation by BBC News indicates.

One site receives as many as 500 page views per second, its founder says.

Figures from another site suggest Brits are heavily involved in producing and distributing illegal obscene images.

Britain's National Crime Agency warned in its 2014 threat assessment that abusers were turning to anonymous sites and encryption technology...

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Approximate Matching Helps Digital Forensics Find Similar Artifacts Among Data

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 (13:28:06)
According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), approximate matching is a technology that can be used in a variety of settings, including digital forensics, security monitoring and data filtering. It involves locating similarities among pieces of digital data to match objects that are alike or to find objects that contain other objects. Such technology will likely become invaluable in upcoming years as the amount of information collected and used becomes even more overwhelming...

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Tableau TD3 Forensic Imaging System: Raising the Bar Since 2012

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 (14:37:43)
When Guidance Software originally released the Tableau TD3 forensic imaging system back in 2012, it was revolutionary. Forensic investigators had asked for and eagerly awaited innovations like the color touchscreen user interface, modular architecture, network imaging, and remote triage capabilities. The TD3 also supported write-blocked imaging of SATA, IDE, SAS, FireWire, USB 3.0, and iSCSI (network) storage devices. In 2013, Forensic 4Cast voters named it the Forensic Hardware Tool of the Year. Since its launch, the TD3 development team has relentlessly focused on adding new features, capabilities and options that help investigators get more work done faster, with more options. So if the last time you looked at TD3 was back in 2012, it may be time to take another look.

Finding and Analyzing Email with Internet Evidence Finder (IEF)

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 (08:57:25)
Internet Evidence Finder (IEF) is well known for its ability to excel at recovering Internet artifacts from chat, social networking and browsers including webmail. New with IEF v6.4, Magnet Forensics has expanded those capabilities to include desktop email as well. Microsoft Outlook is the most popular email client used in the enterprise today, and IEF is now able to parse PST and OST files for email evidence. IEF has also added support for the MBOX mail format commonly used by other email clients such as Mozilla Thunderbird. Finally, support for the enterprise instant messaging program Microsoft Lync, formerly known as Office Communicator, has also been included...

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Oxygen Forensic Suite 2014: Turbo-Charging Digital Investigations

Thursday, July 03, 2014 (11:14:02)
Oxygen Forensics has updated its flagship mobile evidence discovery solution, Oxygen Forensic Suite 2014, with more powerful visualizations, giving mobile forensic experts the widest range of updated analytic tools.

The updated release offers extra visualization options. The updated map view now offers the ability to create routes based on marked geolocation points, and allows overlaying several routes for instant analysis. The social view is also updated, adding state-of-the-art visualization of group communications from many popular mobile applications.
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