Category Archives: Digital Forensics

WPBF: Special Report: Can information be retrieved from Austin's cellphone?

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Originally published by ABC News affiliate WPBF 25 News. Teens missing at sea since July 24 TEQUESTA, Fla. —The iPhone at the center of a missing persons investigation is now in the hands of Apple. Tequesta teens Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen disappeared during a fishing trip nine months ago. Their boat was recovered off … Continue reading WPBF: Special Report: Can information be retrieved from Austin's cellphone?

DriveSavers Teaching at HTCIA Training Event May 11–13

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Silicon Valley HTCIA 2016 “Back to the Basics” Training Event Milpitas, CA • May 11–13 The Silicon Valley chapter of the High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) will be holding a continuing education training event for law enforcement May 11–13 in Milpitas, CA. Chris Bross, DriveSavers Chief Technology Officer, and Rene Novoa, DriveSavers Senior Manager of … Continue reading DriveSavers Teaching at HTCIA Training Event May 11–13

NBC News: Families Cling to Hope That iPhone Holds Clues to Florida Teens Lost at Sea

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Originally published by NBC News. An iPhone found stashed inside a compartment of the boat shared by two teenagers who vanished off the Florida coast last summer could hold clues in a confounding mystery: How did the boys — both skilled boaters — disappear at sea? Data-recovery experts say that while salvaging data from the … Continue reading NBC News: Families Cling to Hope That iPhone Holds Clues to Florida Teens Lost at Sea

DriveSavers at 2016 National Cyber Crime Conference April 25–27

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Norwood, MA • April 25–27 Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office is hosting the 2016 National Cyber Crime Conference in Norwood, MA. The conference will feature three tracks of instruction: a track for prosecutors, a track for investigators and a track for digital evidence forensic examiners. Visit DriveSavers at booth #21 to speak directly with Rene Novoa, certified … Continue reading DriveSavers at 2016 National Cyber Crime Conference April 25–27

CBS News: FBI paid more than $1M for San Bernardino iPhone "hack"

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Originally published by CBS News. FBI Director James Comey alluded to the fact the bureau paid more than $1 million for the method used to disable the security feature of the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. At an Aspen Institute discussion in London, Comey said the FBI paid more money than he would make in the … Continue reading CBS News: FBI paid more than $1M for San Bernardino iPhone "hack"

Proposed Encryption Legislation and What it Means

By Scott Moyer, DriveSavers President Unless you are just this moment rejoining society after months spent stranded on a technology-free desert island, you are well aware of the recent controversial disagreement between the FBI and Apple involving an iPhone 5C that once belonged to San Bernardino shooter, Syed Rizwan Farook. Amidst this highly publicized dispute, … Continue reading Proposed Encryption Legislation and What it Means

New Advancements in Bitlocker Data Recovery Capabilities

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With new tools and techniques developed by DriveSavers, we help security conscious companies using Bitlocker encryption to regain access to their data and get back to business quickly. DriveSavers has been recovering data from Bitlocker encrypted drives since its inception in 2004. However, new proprietary advancements now allow DriveSavers to overcome additional obstacles and recover … Continue reading New Advancements in Bitlocker Data Recovery Capabilities

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

The Wall Street Journal: Apple Fight Sets Off Race Among Hackers

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Original article published by The Wall Street Journal. By Robert McMillan Companies, freelance hackers are working furiously to find a way into terrorist’s iPhone In the days after a judge ordered Apple Inc. to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation unlock a terrorist’s iPhone, Silicon Valley giants rallied around the company. In New York, a 21-person … Continue reading The Wall Street Journal: Apple Fight Sets Off Race Among Hackers