Digital Forensics News August 2018

The DFRWS 2018 challenge is now available on GitHub. The submission deadline is the 20th of March 2019.

CCL group discuss the question of how iOS artefacts are showing up in Windows investigations.

Susteen’s new field acquisition device supports the acquisition of evidence from mobile devices in the field.

Delyjester talks about the forensics of Cortana on Android and gives some useful tips.

The latest version of Oxygen Forensic Detective has been released, featuring the ability to decrypt WhatsApp backups, import GrayKey images, and acquire locked Samsung devices.

Archer Forensics shows readers how to look through the Reddit app, and talks about what your tools won’t tell you.

Mediaclone have released a new product which allows for complete forensic investigation in the field.Boncaldo's Forensics Blog shows how to tell if a USB drive has been inserted into a Windows machine.

Magnet Forensics have acquired Netherlands-based Tracks Inspector.

Brett Shavers talks about the importance of taking notes as a digital forensic examiner.

Metaspike have released the latest version of their Forensic Email Collector, an email preservation tool that works across several different providers.

BlackLight 2018 R2 is now available from BlackBag, including enhancements to timestamp formats and the ability to view and filter across multiple devices.

Belkasoft have released Evidence Center 9.2, which includes support for APFS.

Another digital forensics challenge is available, this time coming from Korea.

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