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Issue 24 - Out now!

Here's a quick review of some of the main articles within Issue 24


Issue 24 of Digital Forensics Magazine brings new techniques and ideas to the industry. Subscribe today to ensure you get digital access, or if you want, subscribe to the print edition. Find out more at our subscriptions pages.

Here's just a few of the fantastic articles inside Issue 24...


HUMINT

With so much theft of personal data, Professor John Walker looks at the potential onward exploitation of this data when used to “Map The Human”.


Bloom Filters

In our feature article, Richard Carbone who works for Defence R&D Canada, introduces the application of Bloom Filters into Digital Forensics as a method of identifying hard to detect data from partial evidentiary hashes.


Layer 2

Brian Cusack takes a look at the theoretical architecture, OSI and in particular, Layer 2 from a security and forensics capability identifying that a weakness low in the stack has high impact the higher up the stack you go.


Social Media Forensics

People openly show themselves on Social Networking Sites and Saud Alshaifi takes a look at the evidential value of these sites using an array of tools.

The Deep Web, Darknet & Dark Internet

This article by Hugh Boyes explores the nature of the majority of connections made to the Internet that are not indexed by search engines.


The Insider Threat

Mike Corcoran a former member of the UK Army Intelligence Corps investigates Cyber Insiders In The Context of the Global Threat.


Digital Profiling

How much data does the digital version of you contain? Desmond Collins takes a look at Digital Profiling as a means in which we can analyse and piece together a person's interaction with the digital data network.

From the Lab – HoneyNets

Aaron Momi and Haider M. al-Khateeb take a look at Implementing Virtual Honeynets as a Deception Tool & Alert System.



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DDOS Attacks on Mobile Devices

Denial of service attacks (DoS), distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) and reflector attacks (DRDoS) are well known and documented. More recently however we have seen that these attacks have been directed at mobile communication devices.  Read More »

Advancements in Windows Hibernation File Forensics

Brian Gerdon looks at how the windows hibernation files can be a valuable source of information for digital forensic investigators. Read More »

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Testing Damage Sustainability on SD Cards

A growing number of companies and agencies are now specializing in repair and recovery of data and not on the forensic examination of the data. Read More »

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