Digital Forensics Round-Up, November 09 2023

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


How the UK crime agency repurposed Amazon cloud platform to analyse EncroChat cryptophone data

UK crime agency repurposed AWS-based analytics platform to triage EncroChat data and identify threats to life in messages sent on encrypted phone network…

Read More (Computer Weekly)


The Art of Digital Forensics Report Writing

We have all heard the saying, “If you didn’t document it, it didn’t happen.” This rings especially true in the world of digital forensics…

Read More (LinkedIn)


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Connecting Discord Attachments to Threads & SDWebImage Library

I recently had a case involving Discord where the case investigator had observed images within the thread on an iPhone but they were not appearing in the threads in Cellebrite Physical Analyzer…

Read More (Blew Crew Forensics)


Just Forensics In The Digital Age

Just Science sat down with Dr. Justin Schorr, Principal Collision Reconstruction Engineer, and Tim Primrose, Mobile Forensic Analyst, at DJS Associates, Inc. to discuss utilizing digital evidence in real-world cases…

Read More (Sound Cloud)


Solving Digital Evidence Challenges With Oxygen Forensics

Si and Desi interview Lee Reiber, CEO of Oxygen Forensics. Lee provides an overview of Oxygen’s tools for extracting data from mobile devices, cloud services, and computers to aid digital investigations…

Read More (Forensic Focus)


Appeals Court: Bad Cloud Data Warrant Good Enough To Jail Someone For Crime Cops Weren’t Even Investigating

Adding to the unearned wins racked up by cops is this decision from the Eleventh Circuit Appeals Court. According to the court, figuring out digital stuff is just too complicated…

Read More (Tech Dirt)


iOS Unified Logs – Typing and sending a message in WhatsApp

Digital investigations often rely on examining logs, and when it comes to WhatsApp, the logs can be a treasure trove of information…

Read More (iOS Unified Logs)


The Week in Ransomware – November 3rd 2023 – Hive’s Back

Over the past couple of months, ransomware attacks have been escalating as new operations launch, old ones return, and existing operations continue to target the enterprise…

Read More (Bleeping Computer)


A New Perspective on Resource-Level Cloud Forensics

In the fast-paced world of cloud computing, effective incident response and forensic analysis are essential to protect your organization’s digital assets…

Read More (CADO)


Exploring challenges with law enforcement access to data

Most people would likely support providing law enforcement with the necessary digital evidence to investigate and prosecute heinous crimes such as the dissemination of child sexual abuse material…

Read More (IAPP)


Enhance Details in Poor-contrast Images

This week we are going to have a look at how we can enhance details in poor-contrast images. We will do so by proportionally changing pixel values and we will use our good old friend, the Histogram, to assist us while we do so…

Read More (Amped Software)

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