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BlackBag Releases BlackLight 2019 R1 With Powerful New Features

Thursday, April 25, 2019 (08:43:28)
BlackLight 2019 R1 is officially released! There are several important updates, improvements and new features that BlackBag is excited for customers to take on their next case.

Enhancements to the go-to forensic analysis tool include:

• Built-in Image Categorization using Image Analyzer
• Smart Indexing - Initial Release
• Logical Evidence Files (EnCase© .L01 format) export option
• New Investigative Notes option
• Ability to ingest AFF4 evidence from MacQuisition 2019 R1 to support latest Apple systems with the T2 chip or APFS Fusion
• Time Capsule and Time Machine improved support
• Photo DNA and Project Vic updated support
• Windows 10 and Apple Mojave system artifacts improvements
• Added GoPRO LRV filetype support

To learn more about the latest BlackLight release, click here.

AccessData Rolls Out New API That Supports Automation Of Digital Investigations

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 (07:37:29)
We are excited to announce the release of a groundbreaking API today. AccessData is the first digital forensics software company to offer an API that integrates seamlessly with a company’s cybersecurity platform to kick-off a post-breach investigation from the first moments after an intrusion has been detected.
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Belkasoft Evidence Center 9.5 Aims To Help In Corporate Investigations

Thursday, April 18, 2019 (17:34:27)
Belkasoft releases a major update to Belkasoft Evidence Center, the company’s flagship digital forensic solution. The new release adds a number of features to help IT security staff analyze incidents and perform remote investigations, investigate hacking attempts and analyze evidence across case boundaries. With this update, Belkasoft Evidence Center aims to help companies investigate incidents occurred on their corporate network or corporate mobile devices.

More details: https://belkasoft.com/bec95-press-release

Magnet Forensics Releases New Free Tool: MAGNET App Simulator

Thursday, April 18, 2019 (16:29:41)
Magnet Forensics is excited to share a new free tool with the digital forensics community, the MAGNET App Simulator.

The MAGNET App Simulator gives visualization to Android applications found during your investigation. Allowing for the examiner to load application data from Android devices in your case into a virtual environment, the MAGNET App Simulator enables you to view and interact with the data as the user would have seen it on their own device.

Download the MAGNET App Simulator for free here.

Obtaining Critical Real-Time Evidence From The Cloud

Thursday, April 18, 2019 (14:07:23)
Vladimir Katalov presents his research at DFRWS EU 2018.

There is quite a lot of information on the smartphone, that’s probably the most available source now for all the data, including the private data, business data, a lot of [passwords], documents, mails, and everything else. And we have to find a way how to get that effectively and fast.

There are several methods acquiring the data from the smartphones. There are some that work well on a lowest level, through JTAG or chip-off, when I just read the memory from the device. That method, unfortunately, doesn’t work for most modern devices, because all the data is encrypted there or there is simply no debug port or there is a full-disk encryption there.
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Introducing Mobile Device Investigator

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 (15:08:32)
With an ever increasing number of adults owning a smartphone, it is no wonder that more and more crimes now commonly require mobile device evidence collection and analysis.

Mobile Device Investigator™, is a new digital investigation tool built from the ground up to leverage ADF Solutions’ powerful digital forensic investigation platform. Mobile Device Investigator (MDI) enables anyone to quickly conduct iOS and Android investigations on-scene or in the lab. Whether you are handling Child Exploitation cases, fraud, terrorism or performing any type of investigation, Mobile Device Investigator is the new powerful tool you’ll want in your toolkit. Join Rich Frawley, a Digital Forensic and Training Specialist, to see how MDI empowers the investigators to:

+ Collect - quickly determine smartphone evidence that is relevant to your case
+ Analyze - visualize and save case specific items of evidentiary value
+ Report - create prosecutorial ready reports to back up your decisions

JOIN THE WEBINAR: Tuesday, April 23, 2019


Forensic Focus Forum Round-Up

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 (12:44:15)
Welcome to this month’s round-up of recent posts to the Forensic Focus forums.

Forum members discuss how to image a server with RAID 5.

Can you recommend some good website capture applications?

How would you image a Dell 5290 2 in 1 tablet? Share your thoughts on the forum.

Athulin gives an in-depth explanation of how to find out whether an individual is using a remote access tool.

Forum members discuss the examination of Vuze config files.
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New Mobile Device Investigator™ From ADF Solutions For iOS/Android Smartphones

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 (11:41:21)
ADF Solutions’ new mobile forensic software launches!

The Mobile Device Investigator™ software tool is user-friendly and requires minimal training since it is designed to be operated by front line police, sheriffs, field agents, and investigators. Users can connect a suspect device via USB port to quickly collect evidence and perform a fast logical acquisition of up to 4GB of data per minute. Qualified professionals can request a free trial of Mobile Device Investigator™ at www.tryadf.com.

Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) In The US

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 (10:02:18)
by Patrick Siewart

Increasingly, cellular records and their associated location information are being used in civil litigation, where previously they were considered to be a “law enforcement only” tool. But in the age when users carry at least one smartphone with them at all times, the location data with regard to calls / texts / data usage can be crucial evidence in certain cases. These include insurance fraud investigations, domestic / custody / cohabitation matters and personal injury cases.

As we’ve detailed in previous articles, there are five main US-based cellular carriers: Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile & U.S. Cellular. But what about those not on the list of five? What about Boost or Straight Talk or Virgin Mobile or Cricket or Tracfone or… the list goes on and on. Well, these carriers are all what are known as mobile virtual network operators or MVNOs.

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Oxygen Forensics Announces New Director Of Training Hire

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 (15:14:47)
Oxygen Forensics has announced the hire of digital forensics expert, Keith Lockhart as its Director of Training.

Lockhart previously served as Vice President of Strategic Programs for AccessData Group for 15 years, leading digital forensics training solutions for Local, State, Federal and International Law Enforcement agencies as well as worldwide corporate entities and law-firms involved in the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of high-technology crime.