Digital Forensics Round-Up, August 10 2023

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


UK MPs warn against growing use of smart tech in domestic abuse

MPs have called on the UK government to tackle “tech abuse”, as they warned devices including smart home security systems were being used to coerce and control victims of domestic abuse…

Read More (The Guardian)


Accuracy of cell phone location data debated in murder case

A Webster County District Court judge heard more testimony and arguments on Friday over whether cell phone location data should be admissible at an upcoming murder trial…

Read More (The Messenger)


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Leicestershire Police to track “physical and mental toll of the job” on forensic teams using data analytics from world of F1

Leicestershire Police will measure the “physical and mental toll of the job” on its forensic teams in a ground-breaking study using data analytics from the world of Formula One…

Read More (Leicestershire Police)


Digital Evidence Investigator PRO (DEI PRO) From ADF Solutions

Si Biles, co-host of the Forensic Focus podcast, reviews DEI PRO, ADF Solution’s automated digital forensic tool to collect files and artifacts and present the evidence in a timeline view…

Read More (Forensic Focus)


Cyber training cells soon in every district of Odisha

As the rise in digitisation has also led to an increase in online crimes, Odisha Police is planning to set up cyber training cells in every district of the state…

Read More (The New Indian Express)


Best Practices in Mobile Forensics: Separating Extraction and Analysis

In the ever-evolving landscape of digital investigations, mobile forensics has become a critical aspect of law enforcement work…

Read More (Elcomsoft)


Florida K-9 detective sniffs out digital crime evidence

Did you know dogs can detect the unique scent of cell phones and USB flash drives? The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has a K-9 Special Agent on staff, Cache, who can find even the smallest electronic storage devices…

Read More (NBC2)


British government donates digital tech to Seychelles Police Force for better training and results

Donation of technical equipment made to the Seychelles Police Force by the British High Commission is set to boost the training capability of future officers…

Read More (Seychelles News Agency)


Police ask experts to try and recover missing CCTV of woman who claims she was raped in custody

Detectives have asked computer experts to try to recover two hours of missing footage from a police cell where a woman claims she was drugged and raped…

Read More (Independent)


Odisha cops asked to curb cyber crimes against children

As children tend to be more vulnerable to cyber crimes, the Odisha police have asked investigators to deal with such sensitive cases with empathy…

Read More (The Times Of India)

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