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MSAB Releases New Versions Of XRY, XAMN And XEC

Thursday, December 05, 2019 (12:16:46)
Now released: XRY 8.2, XAMN 4.5 and XEC 5.3

The new releases of XRY, XAMN and XEC introduce a range of new and improved capabilities, with a strong focus on making it faster and easier than ever for examiners and investigators to preview, extract and analyze data from mobile devices and apps.

Highlights of the newest releases are summarized below, and, as always, we highly recommend that all current customers download the Release Notes from the Customer Portal for a complete description of all updated product capabilities and supported devices and apps.

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Deleted File Fragment Dating By Analysis Of Allocated Neighbors

Thursday, December 05, 2019 (12:02:06)
Ahmed Bajat shares his research at DFRWS EU 2018.

Ahmed: Thank you. My name is Ahmed Bahjat, I am here from George Mason University - shoutout to Jessica Hyde. I'll be talking about file fragments dating; this is probably your first time hearing about dating on this forensics theme.

It's actually adopted from the archaeology field. They have two types of dating: they have relative dating and they have absolute dating. Relative dating is where you pinpoint an age for an artifact, or absolute dating where they put a timestamp on a date. So I'll be talking about this, and our efforts at George Mason to realise this.

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Digital Forensic Techniques To Investigate Password Managers

Wednesday, December 04, 2019 (12:23:01)
by Dr Tristan Jenkinson

In part one we discussed the importance that data from password managers can play. In part two, we look at aspects an investigation may include from a digital forensics perspective.

Finding evidence that a password management tool has been in use could be an important step. It could lead to a request for the relevant details to access the content, or could be used to demonstrate a previous failure to provide details under court order or as part of an agreement. Having an indication of when the manager was installed, how often it was used and when it was last used could be helpful if the usage is questioned.

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Password Trends 2019

Wednesday, December 04, 2019 (12:03:59)
The Passware team has analyzed over 4 billion real user passwords and gathered data on the latest trends on password use.


As sources of passwords, we have merged leaked passwords databases available over the internet, passwords recovered by our software, and passwords uploaded to our Password Exchange server into a single database. In total, the database contains over 4 billion passwords. We have removed duplicates and invalid records, and we are now happy to share this database with our customers so that they can leverage it as a dictionary in their password recovery processes! The dictionary consists of 3.2 billion real passwords, and it is 8.4 GB in size. This is 30% more than our previous proprietary leaked passwords dictionary, compiled in 2018.

Amped Replay: Giving Police Investigators The Tools To Close More Cases

Wednesday, December 04, 2019 (11:58:33)
In this webinar, Amped Software's trainer Blake Sawyer will walk you through a session of case examples on how police officers around the world are seeing the benefits of Amped Replay in their case workflows to progress with their investigations.

What you will learn in this webinar:

• How police investigators can quickly convert and play videos from proprietary CCTV/DVR formats, body worn, dash cam, mobile phones, covert video, drones and social media
• How quick and easy it is to export still images and video clips
• How to generate an easy to understand scientific report
• How to redact and annotate images to send to the media for identification or public appeals
• How providing officers with the proper tools can reduce delays in investigations and cut down backlogs in the video units

Date and time: December 10, 3:00 PM CET / 9:00 AM EST

Presenter: Blake Sawyer

Register here
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Forensic Extraction Of Data From Mobile Apple Devices

Wednesday, December 04, 2019 (11:39:00)
This article examines the fundamentals of a forensic examination covering Apple mobile devices. A step-by-step guide describing the process of forensic data extraction and analysis exemplified by Apple mobile devices (iPhone) will be given below. This article will also familiarize its readers with such special-purpose software used in digital forensics as Belkasoft Acquisition Tool and Belkasoft Evidence Center. It will also show how to utilize them to examine devices of this type.

How To Digital Forensic Boot Scan A Mac With APFS

Tuesday, December 03, 2019 (15:57:16)
by Rich Frawley

In this short 3-minute video, ADF’s digital forensic specialist Rich Frawley shows how to boot a MacBook Air (APFS, non-encrypted) with Digital Evidence Investigator.

The ADF digital forensic team is hard at work putting the finishing touches on the complete package:

Enabling FileVault support at boot
Allowing the input of credentials, much like we currently support digital forensic investigations on Surface Pro computers with Bitlocker

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Discover What’s New In OpenText™ Digital Forensic Solutions For Release 16 EP7

Tuesday, December 03, 2019 (15:24:56)

OpenText™ EnCase™ Forensic is a finalist in the SC Magazine Award 2020!

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What's Happening In Forensics - Dec 2, 2019

Monday, December 02, 2019 (18:21:03)
Tim Bienvenu-Bate shows how to record video evidence with DME Forensics.

Sofia Björketun from MSAB demonstrates some of the features of XAMN Elements and shows how it has replaced XACT.
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Digital Forensics For National Security Symposium – Alexandria, VA

Monday, December 02, 2019 (17:53:28)
On the 10th and 11th of December 2019, the inaugural Digital Forensics For National Security Symposium will take place in Alexandria, VA, USA. Below is an overview of the subjects and speakers that will be featured at the event.

Registration will be open from 8:00-8:45am on Tuesday December 10th, after which Retired Special Agent Jim Christy will present some opening remarks and welcome everyone to the event.

The initial session will be run by Dr. David B. Muhlhausen from the National Institute of Justice, who will describe some of the initiatives the NIJ are currently using to enhance digital forensic evidence acquisition and analysis. This will include a discussion of open source tools that can be used by law enforcement officers, as well as an update on various collaborations which are currently helping to improve the status of digital forensic investigations.

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