Digital Forensics Round-Up, March 27 2024

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

FAIRness in digital forensics datasets’ metadata – and how to improve it

The availability of research data (datasets) and compliance with FAIR principles—Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability—is critical to progressing digital forensics…

Read More (Science Direct)

Bipartisan House bill seeks labeling and disclosures for AI deepfakes

The Protecting Consumers from Deceptive AI Act also charges NIST with the development of standards to identify and label AI-generated content…

Read More (FedScoop)

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THM: Memory Forensics (Volatility)

This is a writeup for the room THM: Memory Forensics on TryHackMe. It is a pretty good starting point for learning about memory forensics and using Volatility – a popular memory forensics framework…

Read More (Kairos’ Blog)

Linux Copy on Write for Incident Responders

This article will look at Copy on Write within Linux filesystems. It will look at how file creation and file deletion work as these are two of the most important aspects for any Digital Forensics or Incident Response investigation…

Read More (Taz Wake, LinkedIn)

Police Scotland dogs which can sniff out digital devices to join fight against crime

Police Scotland is training dogs to search out digital devices hidden by criminals. The digital evidence detection dogs are undergoing a training of up to eight weeks by three handlers and then will be used to sniff out concealed devices such as phones and tablets…

Read More (The Scotsman)

PHASER: Perceptual hashing algorithms evaluation and results – An open source forensic framework

The automated comparison of visual content is a contemporary solution to scale the detection of illegal media and extremist material, both for detection on individual devices and in the cloud…

Read More (Science Direct)

Hurdles in Digital Forensic Investigations: Discovering Strategies for Implementation and Practice

In today’s digital landscape, where cyber threats loom large and data breaches are a constant concern, the importance of robust digital forensics and incident response (DFIR) capabilities cannot be overstated…

Read More (John Semakula, LinkedIn)

Cybersecurity in the age of AI: How is Delhi Police dealing with risk of cybercrime, cyber-terrorism

The potential of AI and ML to improve investigative consistency and spot emerging criminal trends makes these technologies critical for digital forensics…

Read More (ET Government)

IGP: PDRM plans to establish cyber-tech department to combat digital crime

Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Razarudin Husain announced that the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) plans to set up a new department on cyber technology, specifically targeting the issues of digital crime…

Read More (Malay Mail)

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