Digital Forensics Round-Up, November 30 2023

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


File Timestamps for NTFS on macOS using Mountly

This blog post will examine the NTFS file system being used on macOS with the Mounty driver, and the conditions that cause timestamps to change based on different file operations while using a macOS device…

Read More (Medium)


Europol experts didn’t complete assigned tasks, magistrate says in Daphne case

Computer forensics experts who extracted data from Daphne Caruana Galizia’s phone and blog did not complete the tasks they were assigned in 2017, a magistrate said on Tuesday…

Read More (Times Malta)


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Volatility3 : Alternate Data Stream Scan

The Master File Table (MFT) is the core metadata structure for the New Technology File System (NTFS). This table can be seen as a database that contains every information needed to describe all the files…

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Ransomware group dismantled in Ukraine in a major international operation supported by Eurojust and Europol

Judicial and law enforcement authorities from seven different countries have joined forces in an action against a criminal network responsible for significant ransomware attacks across the world…

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Develop digital forensic infrastructure to deal with Dark Web: NHRC chief

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairperson Justice Arun Kumar Mishra on Sunday expressed concern about the Dark Web and the threat it poses to society, adding that there is a need to develop a digital forensic infrastructure to deal with it…

Read More (Business Standard)


Detecting RMM tools using Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

It’s no secret that Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM) software is being used by Threat Actors (TAs) for lateral movement and to establish command and control (C2)…

Read More (Michalos)


The Amped FIVE Certified Examiner (AFCE)

Si and Desi interview Emi Polito from Amped about their new certification called Amped Five Certified Examiner (AFCE). They discuss the exam requirements, format, timeline for certification, and Amped’s future plans…

Read More (Forensic Focus)


How India’s Police Is Using Metadata

When you run a YouTube channel through a software like Social Network Analytics, you will get thousands of lines of information, which will be your metadata…

Read More (MediaNama)


ETW internals for security research and forensics

Why has Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) become so pivotal for endpoint detection and response (EDR) solutions in Windows 10 and 11?…

Read More (Trail of Bits Blog)


Forensic Duel: Exploring Deleted WhatsApp Messages—iOS vs Android

Deleted data is a crucial aspect of digital evidence. While suspects’ chats and files provide valuable insights, finding out what they attempted to hide can be pivotal in solving a case…

Read More (Belkasoft)

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Internal investigations and eDiscovery face rising challenges in the data collection landscape. There is an urgent need to preserve and analyze data; rising costs for server infrastructure and overhead and the increasing complexity and volume of data from emerging sources is overwhelming. Laptops, computers, phones, tablets, cloud sources, and messaging applications – data is stored anywhere and everywhere with employee communications being the riskiest data sources.

The scope and specific challenges of data collection affect organizations and law firms differently, presenting a need for a variety of solutions to best fit their needs. With Cellebrite’s suite of SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) cloud-based collection solutions, corporate investigators and eDiscovery practitioners can close investigations and get to review faster.

Cellebrite's market-leading SaaS based solutions minimize business disruption and save organizations money by:

- Eliminating the need for large upfront costs and maintenance expenses
- Minimizing overhead costs without hosting the solution, no hardware shipping, and no technical calls for assistance
- Minimal and predictable data collection costs, allowing you to scale your usage according to your specific needs and budgetary considerations
- Stay up to date with continuous updates to data sources with updates pushed to the Cellebrite cloud
- Close investigations and review discovery faster with cloud-based innovation
- Manage customer requests and provide transparency throughout your organization across the globe

Watch Cellebrite's webinar where Monica Harris, Product Business Manager, showcases how Cellebrite’s range of SaaS-based solutions have you covered whether you need remote collection across all devices, including computers, cloud sources, chat applications, and mobile devices or full-file system advanced collection capabilities across the widest range of mobile devices and applications.

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