What Has Changed in 2016 in the Way SSD Drives Self-Destruct Evidence: Demystifying eMMC, M.2, NVMe, and PCI-E.
by Yuri Gubanov & Oleg Afonin
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by James Billingsley
Keyword searching is the primary tool investigators use to identify relevant evidence in a data set. However, poorly chosen keywords can miss important items or return too many irrelevant results. As data volumes grow, investigators must find … Read more
The primary goal of this paper is to raise awareness regarding legal loopholes and enabling technologies, which facilitate acts of cyber crime. In perusing these avenues of inquiry, the author seeks to identify systemic impediments which obstruct police investigations, … Read more
by Oleg Afonin, Danil Nikolaev and Yuri Gubanov
In our previous article, we talked about acquiring tablets running Windows 8 and 8.1. In this publication, we will talk about the acquisition of Windows computers – desktops and laptops. This class … Read more
Almost everyone who uses the Internet has a web-based email account. Many people have two or more, so the likelihood of a forensic investigator coming across a case involving webmail communication is very high. While law enforcement examiners can ask … Read more
In last week’s post, we talked about Bitcoin, Tor and some of the hidden websites only accessible via Tor, such as Silk Road, which was shut down by the FBI on October 1st.
Well, just over a month … Read more
There has been a lot of buzz around Tor, Bitcoin, and the so-called “dark web” (or “deep web”) since the FBI shut down the underground website “Silk Road” on Oct 1st.
As many of you already know, Tor is a … Read more
As part of my third year studying Digital Security,Forensics & Ethical Hacking at GCU, I took part in a group research project to study the artifacts created when using the notes app on an iPad Mini, and if they could … Read more
Creating test material for computer forensic teaching or tool testing purposes has been a known problem. I encountered the issue in my studies of Computer Forensics at the University of Westminster. We were assigned a task to compare computer … Read more