BlackBag Announces Release of BlackLight 2020 R1

With the release of BlackLight 2020 R1, BlackBag expanded the macOS artifacts processed to make it even more powerful in solving cases.

BlackBag Technologies, a Cellebrite company, announces the release of BlackLight 2020 R1, adding the ability to process AirDrop artifacts, additional data in macOS about Recent Items, and mac OS user account information.To enhance the forensic analysis tool, BlackLight 2020 R1 includes Apple Keychain processing and additional processing of Spotlight Artifacts. To learn more about Apple Keychains and Spotlight Artifacts and see them in action, an on-demand webinar is available here from BlackBag.

The latest version of BlackLight also includes integrated processing of iCloud Productions, updated Recent Items parsing for macOS in Actionable Intel, parsing AirDrop Artifacts, and updates to information parsed for macOS systems in Extended Information.

Newly parsed items in Keychain, Spotlight, and AirDrop are now added to Smart Index. BlackLight users will now see the email loading process has been improved for faster load times as well. To see examples of the new artifacts BlackLight parses in action, including AirDrop artifacts, built-in iCloud productions, additional data in macOS about Recent Items, and mac OS user account information, visit BlackBag's blog.

The latest functionality is included at no additional cost for BlackLight customers current on SMS. Click here to download the latest version of BlackLight.

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For more information on this new release of BlackLight, please see the release notes.

To see real-world examples of the new artifacts BlackLight parses, read BlackBag's latest blog here.

About BlackBag Technologies:

BlackBag® Technologies, a Cellebrite company, offers innovative forensic acquisition and analysis tools for both Windows and macOS based computers, as well as iOS and Android mobile devices. Its forensic software is used by hundreds of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies around the world, as well as by leading corporations and consultants to investigate all types of digital evidence associated with both criminal, civil and internal investigations. BlackBag also develops and delivers expert forensics training and certification programs, designed for both novice and experienced forensic professionals. To learn more, visit or email [email protected].

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