How To Use AXIOM In Malware Investigations: Part II

Hey everyone, Tara Nelson here with Magnet Forensics. Today I’m going to give a little insight into how AXIOM can help with some of your day-to-day investigations. In this video we’re going to talk a little bit about malware investigations.… Read more

SANS DFIR Summit 2019 – Recap

by Christa Miller, Forensic Focus

Held in Austin, Texas each summer, the SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) Summit is known for offering in-depth but accessible digital forensic research — and for its laid-back, fun atmosphere.

This year’s summit, Read more

Dissecting Malicious Network Traffic To Identify Botnet Communication

by Swasti Bhushan Deb

Botnets are well-known in the domains of information security, digital forensics and incident response for hosting illegal data, launching DDOS attacks, stealing information, spamming, bitcoin mining, spreading ransomware, launching brute force attacks, managing remote access to … Read more

ICDF2C 2018 – Recap

This article is a recap of some of the main highlights from the ICDF2C conference 2018, which took place in New Orleans, LA, USA from the 10th-12th September.

The program began on Monday 10th September with the usual welcome registration. … Read more

Giving Back In DFIR

by Jessica Hyde, Magnet Forensics

A few months back I was on my way to BSides NoVa, having a conversation with someone competing in the CTF about where his team would donate the prize money to if they won. … Read more

Jailbreaking iOS 11 And All Versions Of iOS 10

by Oleg Afonin, Mobile Product Specialist at ElcomSoft

Jailbreaking iOS is becoming increasingly difficult, especially considering the amounts of money Apple and independent bug hunters are paying for discovered vulnerabilities that could lead to a working exploit. Late last year, Read more

ISO 17025 For Digital Forensics – Yay Or Nay

by Robert Merriott

“Much of the digital forensic community desires to have their evidence seen in court as forensically sound and bulletproof, yet do not want to go through the rigors that other traditional forensic sciences have done to prevent … Read more

Job Hunting In The DFIR Field

by Jessica Hyde, Magnet Forensics

For those who don’t know, in addition to my work at Magnet Forensics, I teach Mobile Device Forensics at George Mason University. In addition to teaching the skills necessary to acquire and parse data from … Read more

Digital Forensics as a Big Data Challenge

by Alessandro Guarino, StudioAG

Abstract

Digital Forensics, as a science and part of the forensic sciences, is facing new challenges that may well render established models and practices obsolete. The dimensions of potential digital evidence supports has grown exponentially, be … Read more

10 DFIR Blogs You Don’t Want to Miss

by Christa M. Miller

Digital forensics is a tough job. Forensicators must evolve as rapidly as the technology does, which means being in a constant state of learning. Formal education is costly and can’t keep up. The next best alternative: … Read more

Current Challenges In Digital Forensics

Current Challenges in Digital Forensics

What is the most urgent question facing digital forensics today? That in itself is not a question with a straightforward answer. At conferences and in research papers, academics and forensic practitioners around the world converge to anticipate the future of … Read more