Digital Forensics Round-Up, April 10 2024

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

How Did That Photo Get On That iPhone

Usually the content of a photo, its EXIF information (if available), and/or its timestamp are generally adequate in most inquiries and the how any media file came to be on the device is self-evident, i.e. sent as a WhatsApp attachment, an MMS, taken by the host device camera, etc…

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Presenting Digital Evidence that Holds up in Court

With nine out of 10 people owning a smartphone and 97% of Americans having a mobile phone of some kind—we are all leaving a digital trace…

Read More (Forensic Mag)

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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 (Valpo Life)

Interview: Robert Jan Mora, Principal Threat Investigator, Volexity

My background is that I started my career in law enforcement in the Netherlands, where I ended up as a digital forensic investigator working on major crime cases before moving to corporate life…

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Lionel Notari’s iOS Unified Log Acquisition Tool

I’ve been reading Lionel Notari’s blog posts over the last several weeks. In particular, I found his findings about WiFi signal quality intriguing…

Read More (Mr. Eerie)

30 Officers Complete Cryptocurrency and Cybercrime Training

Thirty members of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) completed a four-day Cybercrime and Cryptocurrency training programme last week…

Read More (The Voice)

Orphan Processes in Linux

Orphan processes can sometimes cause confusion when analyzing live Linux systems. But during a recent run of my Linux Forensics class, one of my students showed me an interesting trick that I wanted to make more generally known…

Read More (Righteous IT)

BBC Studio Documentary Unit produces Murder Case: The Digital Detectives for Channel 4

BBC Studios Documentary Unit has produced Murder Case: The Digital Detectives for Channel 4 – a next generation crime series, revealing the ground-breaking digital techniques helping police solve murders on Britain’s streets…

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MET Cybersecurity Director Choi Lends Investigatory Expertise to True Crime Podcast

“How do you dispose of a body?” Typing a question like that into your online search engine could get you more than just simple query results—it could turn out to be used as evidence of criminality…

Read More (Boston University)

Indian Authorities Rescue Hundreds Trafficked For Cybercrime

The Indian government has said it has been able to rescue hundreds of citizens lured to Cambodia with job offers only to be forced into working for cybercrime gangs…

Read More (Infosecurity Magazine)

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