Digital Forensics Round-Up, April 03 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views: 

Hitting pause: The unfinished story of the UN Cybercrime negotiations

The attempt by the United Nations (UN) to develop a treaty to address cybercrime – or crimes committed online – has been put on pause…

Read More (Global Initiative)

DARPA readies new anti-deepfake technology

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has said that its Semantic Forensics program is ready for industry and academia to use…

Read More (Cyber Daily)

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China’s UK election hack – how and why the Electoral Commission was targeted

The UK government has accused China of hacking the UK Electoral Commission, gaining access to information about millions of voters…

Read More (The Conversation)

PhotoData – Photos.sqlite and Syndication Photo Library – Photos.sqlite Query Updates

Over the years I have had a few requests to provide additional information about each query and how each one can be used for a particular type of artifact…

Read More (The Forensic Scooter)

Kickstarting Your Digital Forensics Cybersecurity Career

Sophie Powell joins Si and Desi on the Forensic Focus Podcast to discuss various topics including her recent participation in a TryHackMe webinar, the challenges of applying for graduate schemes, and the relevance of the Cyber 9/12 competition to her career in cybersecurity…

Read More (Forensic Focus)

Vendetta Cyber Defense Partners With Sleuth Kit Labs for Digital Forensics

Vendetta Cyber Defense (VCD) is thrilled to announce its strategic design partnership with Sleuth Kit Labs! This move aims to enhance VCD’s digital forensics capabilities to investigate and resolve ransomware, business email compromise, and other forms of cyberattacks…

Read More (PR Newswire)

Internet crimes experts talk to students about cyberspace safety

Navigating through your youth in the digital age can provide kids with challenges that previous generations just did not have to deal with…

Read More (Huron County View)

Cybercriminals play dirty: A look back at 10 cyber hits on the sporting world

This rundown of 10 cyberattacks against the sports industry shows why every team needs to keep its eyes on the ball when it comes to cybersecurity…

Read More (We Live Security)

Digital Detectives: Catching Killers shows how police caught the gang who stabbed Lyrico Steede

A Channel 4 documentary is set to air later this month focusing on how detectives tracked down the killers of Nottingham teenager Lyrico Steede…

Read More (Nottinghamshire Live)

Center for Cybersecurity fosters digital forensics training opportunity for law enforcement

PNW’s Center for Cybersecurity facilitated a professional development training for 30 local law enforcement officials in the assessment and processing of digital evidence during March 2024…

Read More (PNW)

MCMC member welcomes police initiative to combat digital crime

A member of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said the recent announcement by the police to establish a specialised department to focus on cybertechnology and digital crime was both timely and necessary…

Read More (New Straits Times)

The Gambia: Draft cybercrime bill threatens online dissent

ARTICLE 19 is deeply concerned that a draft cybercrime bill (the Draft Bill) currently under consideration in the Gambia will serve to effectively crush online freedom of expression and dissent…

Read More (Article 19)

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