Forensics Firsts: Dropbox Decryption and Web Video Recovery in IEF

With a strong commitment to helping thousands of its customers in the world’s top law enforcement, military, government and corporate organizations recover data from a broad range of Internet-related communications, Magnet Forensics (formerly JADsoftware) has unveiled v5.8 of its industry-leading forensic software, INTERNET EVIDENCE FINDER™ (IEF) – including several forensic firsts!

New features in this release include:

1. Dropbox decryption – a forensics first!*
2. Web Video Recovery – another forensics first!
3. Google Maps Tiles & Geo-Location Visualization
4. Support for NewsGroup Messages (yEncoded File Support)
5. New Artifact Support Added

*Dropbox decryption is currently available with IEF TRIAGE only.New features

1. Dropbox decryption – a forensics first!*


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Decrypt the Dropbox database to view a full list of details including file names, dates/times, file sizes, and more

2. Web Video Recovery – another forensics first!

Recover fragments and frames from web video chats that occurred on sites like Chatroulette, Camstumble, ChatForFree, iCU2, YapChat, Shockrooms, and more

3. Google Maps Tiles & Geo-Location Visualization

View recovered tiles and carved tile coordinates, along with surrounding tiles that are downloaded to provide the bigger picture

4. Support for NewsGroup Messages (yEncoded File Support)

Decode and rebuild yEncoded files exchanged in newsgroups (USENET) like Xnews, NewzToolz-EZ, Binreader, GrabIt, Newsbin, Forte Agent, and more

5. New Artifact Support Added

IEF is now able to recover Pidgin, Paltalk, Chatroulette, and Omegle chat; Facebook photos; and text translated by Google Translate

IEF software mainstays include:

– Single Search for 160+ Internet Artifacts
– Search in 3 Easy Steps for Fast Results
– Web Page Rebuilding
– Mobile Backup Support
– Rich & Comprehensive Reporting

Pricing/Availability

IEF v5.8 is available today starting at $999 USD.

Existing customers with a Software Maintenance & Support (SMS) subscription can upgrade to IEF v5.8 for free by visiting our customer portal: http://www.magnetforensics.com/support/customers/login/

Customers without an SMS subscription can email sales@magnetforensics.com or call 519-342-0195 for pricing.

To download a FREE 14-day free trial, please visit: www.magnetforensics.com/trial

About Magnet Forensics

Magnet Forensics (formerly JADsoftware) is a global leader in the development of forensic software that recovers data from a broad range of Internet-related communications. Our flagship product, INTERNET EVIDENCE FINDER™ (IEF) was created by a former police officer and forensic examiner who recognized the need for an easy to use, comprehensive tool to help perform digital investigations. Since its creation, IEF has quickly become a trusted solution for thousands of the world’s top law enforcement, government, military and corporate organizations – used to recover Internet evidence like social media communications, webmail, browser activity (and more) to support their most important investigations.

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30:00 – MSAB’s pipeline plans
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