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Truxton 2.0 to Premier at Techno Security and ICAC Atlanta 2017

Thursday, June 01, 2017 (08:55:50)
Probity Inc, a software services and systems engineering company, is pleased to announce the release of Truxton 2.0, a digital forensics platform designed to automate big data investigations.

“Truxton 2.0 is truly a revolution in digital forensics” said Probity CEO Marcus Ordonez. “By automating the loading, exploitation, and reporting of data images and logical files form any forensic tool, we’re offering an open framework that scales to handle big data, automatically extracts key entities by category, and allows multi-user collaboration.”

Initially introduced at Techno Security 2014, Truxton has become an important tool for law enforcement and other users who are looking for a way to analyze data from a wide variety of ever-changing forensic tools and sources using a single platform.
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Enfuse 2017 – Recap

Thursday, June 01, 2017 (06:59:29)
The Enfuse Conference, organized by Guidance Software, took place between 21st and 24th May at Caesar Palace Conference Center in Las Vegas. More than 1,500 attendees were present, coming from different fields like digital forensics, e-discovery, incident response and cybersecurity. Most of the attendees were from the US and Canada but many people from Central and South America, Asia, Africa and Europe were also present.

Forensic Focus was present for the entire conference and documented it in real time on Twitter. This article is a wrap-up of the conference highlighting some of the most interesting talks.

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SuperImager® Plus Field Forensic Unit With Thunderbolt port - Linux/Windows Dual

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 (07:04:08)
MediaClone, Inc. is proud to announce the release of SuperImager® Plus Field Forensic Unit with Thunderbolt port - A Compact, Powerful Forensic field unit, which enables a forensic investigator, in the field, to run multiple Forensic Imaging, and is capable of capturing data from many types of storage interfaces and protocols (SAS, SATA, FC, SCSI, 1394, NVMe, USB3.1, M.2), including the latest NVMe SSD, at extremely high speed of 46GB/min, utilizing the Thunderbolt 3.0 fast port (40Gigabit/s) and the PCIE 3.0 Expansion box.

In addition, the new product can be used to run a Triage data collection application and Cellphone data extraction from multiple devices, and run complete forensic analysis applications (EnCase, FTK, Nuix).

The new product is supplied with PCIE expansion box and a small display with HDMI port.

The new product can also be operated by using optional external battery.
(See a full demo in Techno Security and ICAC conferences)

SuperImager Plus Forensic Field Unit with Thunderbolt 3.0 port
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Verify If A Photo Was Really Taken By A Suspected Camera - Camera Ballistics 2.0

Thursday, May 25, 2017 (12:05:41)
In today's world there are basically these types of digital evidence: text, image, video, audio recording and value such as geolocation or time-stamp data. A photo plays an important role among these types of evidence, bringing not only what we can see in the picture, but also a time and place the possible owner of a phone was present at. The reality is we live in a time of mobile phones with massive photographing and sharing, so knowing who took a photo is crucial information. This new technology is able to reliably verify, if a photo truly came from a specific camera. This applies for phone cameras, standalone cameras and any device with camera sensor. When you've found crucial photographic evidence, now you can verify its origin with accuracy of 99.9% and higher. Enter Camera Ballistics.

Oxygen Forensics Launches Online Certification Course June 1

Thursday, May 25, 2017 (09:35:43)
Oxygen Forensics, a worldwide developer and provider of advanced forensic data examination tools for mobile devices and cloud services, today announced that beginning June 1, forensic experts will be able to take the Oxygen Forensic Expert Certification 3-day training course online.

Oxygen Forensics is launching its own online portal aimed at providing a higher level of service to customers and users called the Learning Management System (LMS). Oxygen’s LMS will host the training course as well as other online materials.

The Oxygen Forensic Expert Certification course introduces advanced methods of smart device collections and data analysis. Students will examine, collect and analyze data from iOS, Android, and Windows devices, and then work to obtain physical images, understand file system formats, storage methods and evidence locations. The course also provides training and instruction on cloud storage and extraction techniques, with participants receiving a start to finish education on the use of Oxygen Forensic® Detective.

Digital Forensics News May 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (12:00:00)
Dr Graeme Horsman from the University of Sunderland is running a survey on tool testing in digital forensics.

AccessData celebrate their 30th anniversary this month.

Guidance Software's Enfuse conference is currently under way in Las Vegas, USA.

BlackBag continue their Windows forensic series with a post on the Master File Table.

MobilEDIT just released Camera Ballistics 2.0.
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Magnet Forensics Artifact Exchange Now Open

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (10:27:40)
New community allows examiners to upload and/or download artifacts made using Magnet AXIOM’s Custom Artifacts feature

Magnet Forensics has launched its Artifact Exchange. Forensics professionals can now share their Custom Artifacts with each other for use in their investigations. The team worked with the community to launch the Artifact Exchange with over 50 apps already available (and each app, as you know, can be built to recover multiple artifacts).

Here's an overview video: https://vimeo.com/215553482

Classifying Illegal Activities On Tor Network Based On Web Textual Contents

Friday, May 19, 2017 (10:03:17)
by Mhd Wesam Al Nabki, Eduardo Fidalgo, Enrique Alegre & Ivan de Paz; Department of Electrical, Systems and Automation, University of Leon, Spain & INCIBE Spanish National Cybersecurity Institute


The freedom of the Deep Web offers a safe place where people can express themselves anonymously but they also can conduct illegal activities. In this paper, we present and make publicly available [1] a new dataset for Darknet active domains, which we call ”Darknet Usage Text Addresses” (DUTA). We built DUTA by sampling the Tor network during two months and manually labeled each address into 26 classes. Using DUTA, we conducted a comparison between two well-known text representation techniques crossed by three different supervised classifiers to categorize the Tor hidden services. We also fixed the pipeline elements and identified the aspects that have a critical influence on the classification results. We found that the combination of TF-IDF words representation with Logistic Regression classifier achieves 96.6% of 10 folds cross-validation accuracy and a macro F1 score of 93.7% when classifying a subset of illegal activities from DUTA. The good performance of the classifier might support potential tools to help the authorities in the detection of these activities.

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Enfuse 2017 – Las Vegas 22-25 May

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (14:25:00)
From the 22nd to the 25th of May 2017, Forensic Focus will be attending Enfuse (formerly known as CEIC) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. If there are any topics you’d particularly like us to cover, or any speakers you think we should interview, please let us know in the comments.

There are several tracks running throughout the conference, including Cybersecurity, Incident Response, Data Governance, eDiscovery, and Basic & Advanced tracks in Conducting Digital Forensic Investigations.

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Internet Of Things Mobility Forensics

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (09:43:21)
by K M Sabidur Rahman & Matt Bishop (University of California Davis) and Albert Holt (NSA)


The Internet of Things (IoT) comes with great possibilities as well as major security and privacy issues. Although digital forensics has long been studied in both academia and industry, mobility forensics is relatively new and unexplored. Mobility forensics deals with tools and techniques that work towards forensically sound recovery of data and evidence from mobile devices [1]. In this paper, we explore mobility forensics in the context of IoT. This paper discusses the data collection and classification process from IoT smart home devices in details. It also contains attack scenario based analysis of collected data and a proposed mobility forensics model that fits into such scenarios. The paper concludes with a detail discussion of related research problems and future work.

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