Digital Forensics Round-Up, May 04 2023

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

High-tech toolkit to analyze digital evidence made more efficient and budget-friendly for law enforcement agencies

Purdue University researchers simplify FileTSAR+ functionality and packaging to improve setup, use and maintenance…

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Incident response rapid triage: a DFIR warrior’s guide (part 3 – network analysis and tooling)

In Part 3 of this series, we will take a look at a non-exhaustive list of network analysis goals, pivot into the processing of acquired incident network data, and explore the various tools that are available to assist with carving network logs or provide additional telemetry to aid in the investigation…

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Navigating a CCTV Device and Reviewing Video

The CCTV Acquisition blog series has now moved on to Navigating a CCTV Device and Reviewing Video. The competency level required increases here for two reasons…

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Viewpoint: Detecting Digital Deception in Claim Photos

More than 85% of Americans own a smartphone, meaning about 300 million people across the country have high-resolution digital cameras tucked into their pockets…

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Free training for women to bridge the gap

Cybersecurity vendor Tesserent hopes to help bridge the gap for women in cybersecurity by becoming ‘Champion of Change’ Ambassador of the 0xCC conference…

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Digital Forensics Will Expose Financial Criminals – Prof. Sodiya

The chairman … Prof. Adesina Sodiya, has disclosed that the board’s performance will lead to the conviction of financial criminals through digital forensics…

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Boone County has a secret weapon against child exploitation

Boone County police have a resource that’s unavailable to many departments — a mobile forensic vehicle. The Boone County Sheriff’s Department received the former ambulance-turned-police-vehicle last year…

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DNA Sequencing Equipment Vulnerability Adds New Twist to Medical Device Cyber Threats

“Anything that touches DNA — yes, it’s a privacy concern — but also think about digital forensics or think about custom cancer treatments, right?” he says. “If you could taint evidence for a crime…”

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Preventing Data Leaks With Git Guardian

Welcome one and all to the Forensic Focus podcast. Today we have Mackenzie Jackson, who is from GitGuardian, and I actually met his counterpart Dwayne at the recent ICCWS conference…

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Small OH Department Launches Digital Forensics Unit

Capt. John Freeman, one of six recipients of the 2022 Magnet Forensics Scholarship Award, will be bringing digital forensics capabilities to his agency, a small Ohio police department of slightly more than 20 sworn officers…

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Be prepared for more fake news, cloned people and manipulated images

The growing accessibility and power of deepfakes and generative AI are causing headaches for fraud prevention professionals and forensic investigators, and the problem appears to be getting worse…

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