Digital Forensics Round-Up, March 06 2024

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


LockBit ransomware group back online after international police disruption

Russian-based ransomware gang, Lockbit, said it has restored its servers and is back online following an international police operation last week that took it offline…

Read More (Techerati)


Mobile Forensic Images and Acquisition Priorities

There are multiple types of potential acquisitions available from mobile devices.  The ability to obtain a particular type of acquisition will depend on the make/model/operating system of the mobile device as well as the tools available to the lab…

Read More (Hexordia)


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Apple Maps – Visited Location?

No doubt most people are aware of the MapsSync database; the database behind Apple Maps. Despite being a fairly standard SQLite database, there are some design choices which we don’t commonly see across other databases…

Read More (DoubleBlak)


Police Scotland’s first cybercrime symposium highlights importance of international cooperation

Police Scotland showcased the importance of global cooperation in tackling cybercrime in its first cyber symposium. Held as part of Cyber Scotland Week, the event attracted representatives from the FBI, National Crime Agency, and policing colleagues from Romania, New Zealand and Australia…

Read More (Police Professional)


Germany takes down cybercrime market with over 180,000 users

The Düsseldorf Police in Germany have seized Crimemarket, a massive German-speaking illicit trading platform with over 180,000 users, arresting six people, including one of its operators…

Read More (Bleeping Computer)


What’s Happening At Techno Security Wilmington, June 04 – 06 2024

The Techno Security and Digital Forensics Conference returns to Wilmington, North Carolina June 4-6 to host its 25th Anniversary edition of the flagship East coast event…

Read More (Forensic Focus)


Digital Insights: Exploring Autopsy’s Disk Analysis

Disk forensics is the process of extracting forensic information for storage mediums like HDD, USB devices , firmware etc. In order to forensically analyze a disk, you will need to create a forensic image of the drive…

Read More (Medium)


Nottinghamshire Police launches digital forensics apprenticeship

Nottinghamshire Police has claimed a national first in providing an apprenticeship in digital forensics. It said that 19-year-old Sam Roe joined the force in December and is learning about all aspects of digital investigation in a law enforcement setting…

Read More (UK Authority)


Police to deploy deepfake detection system

The Korean National Police Agency said Tuesday it had developed deepfake detection software to probe crimes using the technology…

Read More (The Korea Herald)


Update to Shared with You Syndication Media & Conversation Correlation

This is an update to previously researched and published material about the Apple iOS Shared with You syndication media…

Read More (The Forensic Scooter)

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