Digital Forensics Round-Up, January 25 2024

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


A first look at Android 14 forensics

Android 14 was released to the public by the Open Handset Alliance on October 4, 2023, and is now available on various smartphones, including the Google Pixel…

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Grooming, radicalization and cyber-attacks: INTERPOL warns of ‘Metacrime’

A comprehensive analysis of the Metaverse’s key challenges, threats and harms from a law enforcement perspective is outlined in a new INTERPOL White Paper published today…

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Champlain College spearheads cybersecurity training in partnership with federal agencies

According to the 2022 Internet Crime Report, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center received 800,944 cybercrime complaints with total monetary losses exceeding $10.3 billion…

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How do you know you are “Ready to Respond”?

In this paper we are introducing the idea of a “Continuous Improvement (CI) Framework”, which enables an organization to self-assess the health of the underlying operational infrastructure that needs to be in place for an incident response team to be effective…

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House panel investigating Capitol riot wants access to files deleted before GOP took control

A House subcommittee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot is trying to recover 117 encrypted files that the now-disbanded House Select Jan. 6 Committee deleted before Republicans took the majority last year…

Read More (New York Post)


Analysis of Android settings during a forensic investigation

During the forensic examination of a smartphone, we sometimes need to understand some basic settings of the device…

Read More (Zena Forensics)


iOS Unified Logs – The use of the Dictaphone

I recently wrote an article about investigating iOS Unified Logs specific to WhatsApp … and following that, the question about the use of the dictaphone came up multiple times. And this question is very relevant…

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Met technology ‘way behind private sector,’ says Lib Dem candidate for Mayor

Shortcomings with Metropolitan Police information technology are seriously hampering the progress of, in particular, rape and sexual offence cases, according to research by Liberal Democrat mayoral candidate Rob Blackie and his team…

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Countries tighten screws on biometric SIM registration amid rise in mobile phone fraud

Nations such as Kenya, Namibia, Pakistan and Russia have been enforcing measures at different levels related to biometric SIM registration…

Read More (Biometric Update)


Deep Dive into the Technical & Legal Complexities of Forensic Data Acquisition from Remote Cloud Storage

In the ever-expanding realm of digital forensics, the complexities associated with extracting evidence from remote cloud storage go beyond the surface, delving into intricate technical and legal landscapes…

Read More (LinkedIn)


Vehicle circled Brantford home 17 times before couple killed: Court

In a computer-generated video shown in court Thursday, a black car passed the home of homicide victims Larry Reynolds and Lynn Van Every time and time again…

Read More (The Expositor)


Govt to set up ‘cloud server’ for storage and sharing of criminal data ahead of new codes rollout

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging top cops to bank more on ‘data’ over ‘danda'(stick) the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has constituted a high powered panel under Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) to develop a separate indigenous ‘cloud server’ for storage of digital crime…

Read More (The New Indian Express)

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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:

- Eliminating the need for large upfront costs and maintenance expenses
- 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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