Tag Archives: digital forensics

May 23, 2017: A Primer on Current Android Device Forensics (Enfuse)

Rene Novoa, DriveSavers Sr. Manager of eDiscovery and Digital Forensics, will be joining Ronen Engler, Cellebrite Sr. Manager of Technology and Innovation, to speak at the Enfuse Conference in Las Vegas. Title: A Primer on Current Android Device Forensics Date/Time: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:00AM – 12:00PM Location: Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV With Android devices … Continue reading May 23, 2017: A Primer on Current Android Device Forensics (Enfuse)

DriveSavers CTO Joins USC Information Technology Advisory Board

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Industry leader helps shape the future of data recovery and eDiscovery through an advisory role at the University of Southern California NOVATO, Calif. (May 24, 2016) DriveSavers, the worldwide leader in data recovery, eDiscovery and digital forensic solutions, further strengthens its commitment to helping shape the future of data recovery and eDiscovery practices through a … Continue reading DriveSavers CTO Joins USC Information Technology Advisory Board

CBS Evening News: How the FBI may have Hacked into San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

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Originally published by CBS Evening News. By John Blackstone   NOVATO, Calif. –The FBI, along with some outside help,unlocked an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists this week. The bureau has told local police departments that it will help them unlock cellphones in cases where it could provide evidence. But cracking the … Continue reading CBS Evening News: How the FBI may have Hacked into San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

CBS Evening News: How the FBI may have Hacked into San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

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Originally published by CBS Evening News. By John Blackstone   NOVATO, Calif. –The FBI, along with some outside help,unlocked an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists this week. The bureau has told local police departments that it will help them unlock cellphones in cases where it could provide evidence. But cracking the … Continue reading CBS Evening News: How the FBI may have Hacked into San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

Re/code: How the FBI Might Be Hacking the San Bernardino iPhone Without Apple’s Help

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Originally published by Re/code. By Dawn Chmielewski Nature deplores a vacuum. So in the absence of any details about how the FBI plans to access the information locked on Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone without Apple’s help, forensic scientists have been filling the void with some well-informed speculation. Forensic scientist Jonathan Zdziarski (who’s known in the … Continue reading Re/code: How the FBI Might Be Hacking the San Bernardino iPhone Without Apple’s Help

Ars Technica: Israeli Mobile Forensics Firm Helping FBI Unlock Seized iPhone, Report Says

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Originally published by Ars Technica. by David Kravets News comes after FBI withdrew demands for Apple to help unlock seized iPhone. The mobile forensics firm Cellebrite of Israel is reportedly assisting the Federal Bureau of Investigation in unlocking a seized iPhone that has become the center of a legal dispute between the bureau and Apple, the … Continue reading Ars Technica: Israeli Mobile Forensics Firm Helping FBI Unlock Seized iPhone, Report Says

The Wall Street Journal: Chip Hacking Might Help FBI Unlock iPhones

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Originally published by The Wall Street Journal. By Robert McMillan Even if the Justice Department loses its legal showdown with Apple Inc. over access to a killer’s iPhone, the government might still be able to extract the data locked away inside it, computer-security experts say. But it would be risky, expensive and time-consuming. Those experts say … Continue reading The Wall Street Journal: Chip Hacking Might Help FBI Unlock iPhones

Managing the CSI Effect in Jurors

Originally published by the American Bar Association. By Katie L. Dysart – May 28, 2012 The now-ubiquitous term the “CSI Effect” has been used to describe the phenomenon whereby high-tech, forensic science dramatized in television crime dramas such as CSI, Law & Order, and Forensic Files theoretically promotes unrealistic expectations among jurors of how apparently clearly … Continue reading Managing the CSI Effect in Jurors

Legal Issues with Cloud Forensics

Originally published on Forensic Magazine. Unfortunately, many companies have entered the cloud without first checking the weather. Cloud services have skyrocketed primarily because they’re cheaper and more convenient than the alternative. What happens if the cloud gets stormy, you suffer a breach, and you find yourself in the position of having to conduct digital forensics? What … Continue reading Legal Issues with Cloud Forensics

How to Evaluate a Digital Forensic Report—Part 4

Originally published on Legal Solutions Blog. The sections below provide an evaluation framework that should be adjusted in accordance with the underlying facts of the dispute. A. Examine the mechanism used to collect the digital evidence. To begin, the reviewer should focus on the manner in which the evidence was acquired. The report should establish if … Continue reading How to Evaluate a Digital Forensic Report—Part 4