Mobile Forensics Monkey Wrench: iOS 10.2 and Encryption

by Patrick Siewert, Pro Digital Forensic Consulting

It’s not secret to those involved in the study and practice of mobile forensics that Apple likes to throw us curve balls with almost every new iteration of the iOS operating system. It … Read more

Windows 10 PE for Digital Forensics

by Robin Brocks, IT Forensic Expert and Incident Responder

Only a few years ago, it was a real pain creating a portable Windows on CD/ DVD or thumb drive, because the Operating System was not prepared to run on those … Read more

Forensic Implications of iOS Lockdown (Pairing) Records

by ElcomSoft

In recent versions of iOS, successful acquisition of a locked device is no longer a given. Multiple protection layers and Apple’s new policy on handling government requests make forensic experts look elsewhere when investigating Apple smartphones.

In this … Read more

Malware Can Hide, But It Must Run

by Alissa Torres, SANS Certified Instructor

It’s October, haunting season. However, in the forensics world, the hunting of evil never ends. And with Windows 10 expected to be the new normal, digital forensics and incident response (DFIR) professionals who lack … Read more

InSig2 LawTech 2016 – Brussels 7th – 8th November

From the 7th – 8th of November 2016, Forensic Focus will be attending InSig2’s Law Tech Europe conference in Brussels, Belgium. If there are any topics you’d particularly like us to cover, or any speakers you think we should interview, … 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

SSD and eMMC Forensics 2016 – Part 3

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
© Belkasoft Research 2016

In the previous part of the article, we talked about eMMC storages … Read more

Forensics Europe Expo – Recap

Forensics Europe ExpoThis article is a recap of some of the main highlights from the Forensics Europe Expo which took place at Kensington Olympia Conference Centre, London, on the 19th-20th of April 2016.

Conference Highlights 

The Forensics Europe Expo covers all aspects … 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

The Investigative Challenges Of Live Streamed Child Abuse

The Investigative Challenges Of Live Streamed Child Abuse

Among the challenges facing digital forensic investigators today, the instantaneous nature of online communication is arguably one of the most persistent. Trying to investigate whether a crime has occurred, and if so to bring its perpetrators to justice in a … Read more

DFRWS EU – Recap

lausanneThis article is a recap of some of the main highlights from DFRWS EU which took place at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, from the 29th-31st of March 2016.

Conference Highlights 

The conference began with a discussion of virtual currencies … Read more

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