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How To Digital Forensic Boot Scan A Mac With APFS

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 … Continue reading

How To Boot Scan A Mac With APFS And FileVault 2

Hi, I’m Rich Frawley and I’m the Digital Forensic Specialist with ADF Solutions. Today we are going to conduct a boot scan of a MacBook Air that has APFS and FileVault 2 enabled. At this point you have decided on a search profile or profiles to use and and prepared your collection key. When conducting … Continue reading

How To Acquire Data From A Mac Using MacQuisition

Written by: Justin Matsuhara, Solutions Engineer, BlackBag Technologies Stephanie Thompson, Solutions Engineer, BlackBag Technologies Depending on the digital forensic imaging tool you have available, creating a forensic image of a Mac computer can be either an anxiety-creating situation, or as easy as “1-2-3-START”.  There are several things you must identify ahead of attempting a full … Continue reading

Apple iPhone Forensics: Significant Locations

by Patrick Siewert, Principal Consultant, Pro Digital Forensic Consulting I recently attended a conference of civil litigators in Virginia. During the cocktail hour and after a very interactive CLE presentation on “Leveraging Data in Insurance Fraud Investigations”, I was talking with a few attendees about the different types of data available to them in their … Continue reading

New Security Measures In iOS 11 And Their Forensic Implications

by Oleg Afonin, Elcomsoft Apple is about to launch its next-generation iOS in just a few days. Researching developer betas, we discovered that iOS 11 implements a number of new security measures. The purpose of these measures is better protecting the privacy of Apple customers and once again increasing security of device data. While some … Continue reading

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