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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 space that is constantly changing, is no simple task. With the Apple App Store alone … Continue reading

Investigating the Dark Web – The Challenges of Online Anonymity for Digital Forensics Examiners

The recent rise in the number of people who suspect they may be being tracked on the internet, whether by government agencies, advertisers or nefarious groups, has led to increased interest in anonymising services such as TOR. TOR, or The Onion Router, conceals a user’s identity and network activity from others who wish to uncover … Continue reading

DFRWS Europe 2014 Annual Conference – Recap

This article is a recap of some of the main highlights of the Digital Forensics Research Workshop (DFRWS) held in Amsterdam from the 7th – 9th of May; over the next few weeks we will also be bringing you a number of interviews and research updates from the conference. Conference Highlights DFRWS brought together academics … Continue reading

Samsung Galaxy Android 4.3 Jelly Bean acquisition using Joint Test Action Group (JTAG)

There have been some issues during data acquisitions with Samsung Galaxy having the Android 4.3, Jelly Bean as the operating system even if using the recommended steps for Logical File Dump, File System, or Physical Acquisitions for Cellebrite UFED Touch, Classic, and UFED4PC. All were unable to connect even if the mobile device was in … Continue reading

Safer Internet Day

Yesterday, the 11th of February 2014, was the eleventh annual ‘Safer Internet Day’, a time when the general public, and particularly those who care for children and other vulnerable people, can learn how to stay safe online. What is Safer Internet Day?  Coordinated by Chilldnet International, the South West Grid for Learning, and the Internet … Continue reading

Operation Endeavour: The Tip of the Iceberg?

In mid January 2014, reports began emerging of a cybersex ring that had recently been under investigation in the Philippines. Crime agencies across the UK, USA, Australia and the Philippines themselves have been working together since 2012 on a case codenamed Operation Endeavour, and recently results have started to be published in the media. To … Continue reading

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