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Register For Webinar: The Convergence Of Physical And Virtual Data

Thursday, October 11, 2018 (11:23:35)
Webinar: The Convergence Of Physical And Virtual Data For Faster Discovery Of Evidence

Keep one step ahead of criminals with Cellebrite’s latest digital forensics technology.

Join the webinar on October 17th and let us walk you through how to unlock and extract data from low end Samsung Qualcomm devices, view extracted application data using the forensic industry’s first emulator, Virtual Analyzer, and capture all information into reports you can share with peers or juries. Hear industry experts talk about why incorporating powerful images from the Virtual Analyzer into your reports is vital, proving that a picture can be worth a thousand pieces of evidence!

By attending this webinar, you can expect to come away with:

• Best practices for extracting data from low end Samsung Qualcomm devices
• An understanding of Virtual Analyzer, the tool for viewing data from unsupported Android apps
• Recommendations on how best to present the data in an easy to comprehend, visual report for maximum impact

Presenters: Richard J. Colangelo, Jr., State’s Attorney, Stamford / Norwalk, CT Judicial District; Scott Lorenz, Professor of Criminal Justice at Central Texas College, Chief Forensic Analyst – Centex Technologies; Yohai West, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Cellebrite; Justin Cole, Manager of Contractors for Special Projects, Cellebrite

Wednesday, October 17th; 10 am EST

Register here
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ICDF2C 2018 – Recap

Tuesday, October 09, 2018 (12:44:45)
by Scar de Courcier

This article is a recap of some of the main highlights from the ICDF2C conference 2018, which took place in New Orleans, LA, USA from the 10th-12th September.

The program began on Monday 10th September with the usual welcome registration. The conference was held at Chateau LeMoyne in New Orleans’ French Quarter: a beautiful hotel complete with pool and resident terrapins!

Once attendees were registered we gathered in the conference room for the opening keynote address. Given by Dr. Deborah Frincke of the National Security Agency, it talked through some of the NSA’s techniques within the realm of digital forensics, and how cooperation works both within and between agencies in the USA and abroad.

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Walkthrough: Oxygen Forensic Detective Latest Features

Friday, October 05, 2018 (11:53:58)
Within Oxygen, you’re able to not only connect one device, but several devices, and image them simultaneously. Oxygen’s extractor runs independently of Oxygen Detective, and that’s what allows you to run several different extractions at the same time, and there is no limit other than what the machine you were using will allow.

So again, with Oxygen Extractor, you’re able to open them up and have several open at the same time, and begin multiple device acquisitions. One of the other things that we’re able to do with our imaging is with drones, specifically DJI drones. We can get a full physical from a DJI drone by simply connecting to the device, applying an exploit, and then extracting the physical image from that drone via the micro USB port that is on the drone itself.

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Passware: The First To Recover Bitcoin Wallet Passwords

Thursday, October 04, 2018 (13:59:51)
Passware Kit becomes the first commercially available forensic software to recover passwords for popular Bitcoin wallets

Passware, Inc., a provider of password recovery, decryption, and electronic evidence discovery software for computer forensics, announces Passware Kit recovers passwords for popular Bitcoin wallet services: Blockchain.com (known previously as Blockchain.info) and Bitcoin Core.

Interview With Angus Marshall, Digital Forensic Scientist

Thursday, October 04, 2018 (12:48:30)
Angus, tell us a bit about yourself. What is your role, and how long have you been working in digital forensics?

Where to begin? I have a lot of different roles these days, but by day I’m a Lecturer in Cybersecurity – currently at the University of York, and also run my own digital forensic consultancy business. I drifted into the forensic world almost by accident back in 2001 when a server I managed was hacked. I presented a paper on the investigation of that incident at a forensic science conference and a few weeks later found myself asked to help investigate a missing person case that turned out to be a murder. There’s been a steady stream of casework ever since.

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Introducing XAMN 4.0 – Redesigned To Help Investigators Find Evidence Fast

Thursday, October 04, 2018 (11:12:05)
Extracting and decoding mobile data is only half the battle. Finding the critical evidence or intelligence you’re looking for can be equally challenging, like finding a needle in a haystack – or thousands of haystacks, based on the high volumes of data found in modern smartphones.

XAMN 4.0 is a breakthrough; we’ve combined four tools in one powerful, yet lightweight package, with unprecedented capabilities for visualizing data, to help you find the data you need — faster than ever.

Opinion: Is ISO17025 The Right Standard For Digital Forensics?

Wednesday, October 03, 2018 (12:55:08)
by Rich2005

Standardisation is currently the subject of animated discussion among digital forensic examiners worldwide. In this opinion piece, Rich2005 looks at the challenges of the ISO17025 standard for digital forensics and why it might not be the best choice for the field. Please note that the views contained within this article are the opinions of its author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Forensic Focus.

In my opinion ISO17025 is a dangerous standard. It gives the illusion of accuracy and reliability, whilst in the real world it may actually lead to poorer results via static process-following, bulk-evidence production, and the assumption of reliable results at the expense of properly considering the complexities of individual cases.

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Review Of Enterprise 6.5.1 From AccessData

Tuesday, October 02, 2018 (12:21:49)
by Jade James

AccessData are well known throughout the digital forensics world for products such as FTK, AD Triage and FTK Imager. Their forensic investigation software tools help law enforcement officials, corporate security, and IT professionals access and evaluate the evidentiary value of files, folders, and computers.

AD Enterprise 6.5.1 allows you to process large volumes of data quickly, remotely and covertly whilst maintaining the chain of custody. It is available as a virtual license or on a physical dongle and can be installed on Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2016.

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Magnet Forensics Survey: Mobile Examiner Feedback Wanted

Monday, October 01, 2018 (09:09:12)
Calling all Mobile Examiners! Magnet Forensics is conducting a survey to collect feedback on the best practices used by mobile forensic examiners globally. We’d like to hear what tools you use when conducting an investigation, what you like best about them and the workflow you follow for acquiring and analyzing evidence.

The survey is completely anonymous and nothing you say will be attributed to you.

As a thank you for participating, you have the option to be entered in a draw for 1 of 4 amazon gift cards valued at $50 USD!

Take the survey now
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The New Griffeye AI Technology – Trained at Taskforce Argos

Thursday, September 27, 2018 (12:13:15)
These days computers can use high-performance AI technology to optimize energy grids for entire cities, provide accurate sports analysis, create movie trailers, detect the spread of cancer and so on – the areas where it can be used are almost endless. At Griffeye, our AI technology detects child sexual abuse content in massive image and video datasets. Here’s how we trained it.