Digital Forensics Round-Up, May 22 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views: BreachForums seized by FBI for 2nd time In a significant move against cybercrime, the FBI has once again seized control of BreachForums, a notorious online platform linked to cybercriminal activities.… Read more

Digital Forensics Round-Up, May 15 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views: The REPORT Act Is Now Federal Law – Here’s What It Means for Child Safety In the current Congressional session (2023-2024), we have seen many bills introduced that relate to… Read more

Digital Forensics Round-Up, May 08 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views: Russian suspected cybercrime kingpin pleads guilty in US, TASS reports Alexander Vinnik, accused of laundering over $4 billion via bitcoin, was arrested in Greece in 2017. After a conviction in… Read more

Digital Forensics Round-Up, May 01 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views: Thorn and All Tech Is Human Forge Generative AI Principles with AI Leaders to Enact Strong Child Safety Commitments We are at a crossroads with generative artificial intelligence (generative AI).… Read more

Digital Forensics Round-Up, April 24 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views: A template for creating and sharing ground truth data in digital forensics Ground truth data (GTD) is used by those in the field of digital forensics (DF) for a variety… Read more

Digital Forensics Round-Up, April 17 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views: Beyond the Windshield: Dashcam Forensics – A Quick Overview Let’s delve into the realm of dash cameras for a moment. These devices serve as impartial witnesses, capturing crucial evidence leading… Read more

Digital Forensics Round-Up, April 10 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views:  How Did That Photo Get On That iPhone Usually the content of a photo, its EXIF information (if available), and/or its timestamp are generally adequate in most inquiries and the… Read more

Digital Forensics Round-Up, April 03 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views:  Hitting pause: The unfinished story of the UN Cybercrime negotiations The attempt by the United Nations (UN) to develop a treaty to address cybercrime – or crimes committed online –… Read more

Digital Forensics Round-Up, March 27 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views:  FAIRness in digital forensics datasets’ metadata – and how to improve it The availability of research data (datasets) and compliance with FAIR principles—Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability—is critical to progressing… Read more

Digital Forensics Round-Up, March 21 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views:  Artificial Intelligence in Digital Forensics: a force for good or bad? Over the past year, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has dominated headlines as the technology rapidly evolves. It’s undeniable that AI… Read more

Digital Forensics Round-Up, March 13 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views: Advanced forensic method to authenticate audio files from Tizen-based Samsung Galaxy Watches In this study, we propose a forensic-forgery detecting approach for audio files, an extension of previous research on… Read more

Digital Forensics Round-Up, March 06 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views: LockBit ransomware group back online after international police disruption Russian-based ransomware gang, Lockbit, said it has restored its servers and is back online following an international police operation last week… Read more

Digital Forensics Round-Up, February 28 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views: How to Identify and Investigate AI Audio Deepfakes, a Major 2024 Election Threat In October 2023, an AI-synthesized impersonation of the voice of an opposition leader helped swing the election… Read more

Digital Forensics Round-Up, February 21 2024

A round-up of this week’s digital forensics news and views: A forensic framework to improve digital image evidence administration in IIoT The extensive growth of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has prompted cyber attackers to commence a variety of attacks… Read more