Digital Forensics Round-Up, January 11 2024

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


Inside the Met Police’s investigation into EncroChat crime gangs

The Met’s senior investigating officer responsible for investigating criminals using the EncroChat encrypted phone network tells the inside story of the UK’s biggest organised crime bust…

Read More (Computer Weekly)


Police must return phones after 175 million passcode guesses, judge says

How many times should forensic investigators be allowed to guess the password of a locked cell phone belonging to a suspected pedophile?…

Read More (Ottawa Citizen)


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DriveFS Sleuth — Revealing The Hidden Intelligence

In the DriveFS Sleuth — Your Ultimate Google Drive File Stream Investigator! Medium article, we delved into the foundational research behind the DriveFS Sleuth tool…

Read More (Medium)


Unseen Battles: The Psychological Impact Of Cyber Investigations On Digital Forensic Experts

As technology rapidly evolves, so too do the tools and techniques criminals employ to hide their activities. With nearly every case now involving some form of digital evidence, specialized digital forensics units have become mission critical for law enforcement…

Read More (Forensic Focus) 


Using the Wayback Machine and Google Analytics to Uncover Disinformation Networks

Google Analytics is a popular service for tracking and analysing traffic to a website. Through a short code placed in the source of a website, a user can monitor the performance of all their online properties… 

Read More (Bellingcat)


World’s First Digital Rape Sparks Metaverse Crime Legislation Debate

A digital rape of a UK teenager in the metaverse world has sparked a debate about whether police should investigate virtual crimes and the need for better legislation to deal with such perverts taking advantage of technology…

Read More (International Business Times)


Digital Forensics on Smart Watches: Tools and Techniques

I recently encountered a forensic case that required me to perform digital forensics on both Android and Apple smartwatches. I am eager to share my experience and the techniques I utilized during my investigation…

Read More (LinkedIn)


Police Arrest Bloggers Behind ‘Gistlover’ Over Cyberstalking, Others

The National Cybercrime Center of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), acting on a petition by one Mrs Seye Oladejo, has arrested three persons in connection with a case of alleged conspiracy, cyberstalking, and threat to life…

Read More (Leadership)


ExifTool basics for DFIR

Exchangeable Image File Format (EXIF) data is a standard that specifies the formats for images, sound, and ancillary tags used by digital cameras and other systems…

Read More (LinkedIn)


MeitY official emphasize need for digital forensic mission in India

India needs a digital forensic mission to tackle cybersecurity issues and ensure trust in digital technologies. Gaurav Gupta, additional director at MeitY, emphasized this at the International Conference on Digital Forensics in New Dheli…

Read More (Times of India)

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Internal investigations and eDiscovery face rising challenges in the data collection landscape. There is an urgent need to preserve and analyze data; rising costs for server infrastructure and overhead and the increasing complexity and volume of data from emerging sources is overwhelming. Laptops, computers, phones, tablets, cloud sources, and messaging applications – data is stored anywhere and everywhere with employee communications being the riskiest data sources.

The scope and specific challenges of data collection affect organizations and law firms differently, presenting a need for a variety of solutions to best fit their needs. With Cellebrite’s suite of SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) cloud-based collection solutions, corporate investigators and eDiscovery practitioners can close investigations and get to review faster.

Cellebrite's market-leading SaaS based solutions minimize business disruption and save organizations money by:

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- Minimizing overhead costs without hosting the solution, no hardware shipping, and no technical calls for assistance
- Minimal and predictable data collection costs, allowing you to scale your usage according to your specific needs and budgetary considerations
- Stay up to date with continuous updates to data sources with updates pushed to the Cellebrite cloud
- Close investigations and review discovery faster with cloud-based innovation
- Manage customer requests and provide transparency throughout your organization across the globe

Watch Cellebrite's webinar where Monica Harris, Product Business Manager, showcases how Cellebrite’s range of SaaS-based solutions have you covered whether you need remote collection across all devices, including computers, cloud sources, chat applications, and mobile devices or full-file system advanced collection capabilities across the widest range of mobile devices and applications.

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