Digital Forensics Round-Up, July 27 2023

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


DOJ merges cyber, cryptocurrency units to go after ransomware attacks

The U.S. Department of Justice is merging its cryptocurrency and computer crimes investigation units, reflecting the vital role digital assets play in ransomware hacks and other online attacks…

Read More (SC Media)


ChatGPT can write ransomware, but what about incident response plans?

In a relatively short amount of time, generative artificial intelligence platforms such as OpenAI LP’s ChatGPT have shown immense capabilities in how we can advance the way we use artificial intelligence in our everyday lives – from critical business functions to personal advice and recommendations…

Read More (Silicon ANGLE)


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Free speech, online safety a balancing act in new cybercrime bill, experts say in Jordan

The Cybercrime bill has drawn mixed reactions among experts, with some expressing concerns about the draft law’s potential free speech implications, while others arguing that the bill will cover existing legislative gaps…

Read More (ZAWYA)


How to determine the admissibility of AI-generated evidence in courts?

In the digital age, electronic evidence is an integral part of legal proceedings. Emails, text messages, social media posts, and surveillance footage are used in in establishing facts and supporting legal arguments…

Read More (UNESCO)


How To Reveal AI-Generated Images By Checking Shadows And Reflections In Amped Authenticate

The remarkable progress of artificial intelligence is changing many aspects of our life. Recent developments in large language models have enabled them to generate entire essays that are indistinguishable from those written by human beings…

Read More (Forensic Focus)


Microsoft 365 Cloud Log Extraction

So far in our blog post series on cloud log extraction, we have looked at extracting logs from AWS, Google Cloud, Google Workspace and Azure. In the fifth and final installment of this series, we’ll be looking at how we can view and extract logs from Microsoft 365…

Read More (SANS)


Op-Ed: Orange County needed a Digital Forensic Unit

Digital phone technology is revolutionizing the field of criminal prosecution, transforming the way evidence is collected, analyzed, and presented in courtrooms around the world…

Read More (Mid Hudson News)


How to Use the Macroblocks Filter in Amped FIVE

With the latest release of Amped FIVE, we brought you an improved Macroblocks filter. The article will focus on the principles of video compression, understanding the filter and how to interpret its results…

Read More (Amped Software)

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