Digital Forensics Round-Up, October 26 2023

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


AI-created child sexual abuse images ‘threaten to overwhelm internet’

The “worst nightmares” about artificial intelligence-generated child sexual abuse images are coming true and threaten to overwhelm the internet, a safety watchdog has warned…

Read More (The Guardian)


How Digital Forensics Can Investigate the Dark Web

The internet’s growth over the decades has given rise to an intricate landscape harboring covert domains trafficking in unlawful activities…

Read More (Security Boulevard)


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Battling Increased Child Sexual Abuse Material in the Evolving Digital Age

A staggering 31.9 million reports of child sexual abuse material (CSAM) occurred in 2022, a 47 percent increase from the prior year…

Read More (Law Officer)


The Role Of Automation In Malware Analysis

The rise of next-gen AI has brought about a new wave of talks about the demise of thousands of professions. The realm of malware analysis, however, is largely automation-proof…

Read More (Forbes)


Four Must-Haves For Efficient Incident Response Analysis And Investigation

Picture this: You’ve gathered all of the evidence and artifacts needed to perform an investigation; armed with some rich insights you’re confident will enable you to move onto the analysis and investigation phase…

Read More (Forensic Focus)


A SIMple Attack: A Look Into Recent SIM Swap Attack Trends

Stroz Friedberg Digital Forensics and Incident Response has observed an uptick in SIM swapping across multiple industries, with several recent incidents targeting crypto and crypto-adjacent companies…

Read More (AON)


Finding Phones With Google Maps Part 1 (Android)

I am a firm believer that digital forensic artifact discovery is, at times, equal parts persistence and luck, with the latter being a combination of preparation and opportunity…

Read More (The Binary Hick)


Unroll a 360 Camera

This week we are going to learn how to unroll a 360-degree fisheye camera. As always, we will tackle this topic by giving you a brief technical overview…

Read More (Amped Software)


AI-generated video of Zambian president misleads about 2026 election plans

Zambians are scheduled to vote for a new president in 2026. Speculation is rife that ex-leader Edgar Lungu will make a bid for the top job, despite retiring from politics after losing to incumbent Hikainde Hichilema in 2021…

Read More (Yahoo! News)

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