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WHAT'S COMING UP IN ISSUE 38 - Out February 2019

Continuing our aim of bringing you new and interesting articles from the world of Digital Forensics, Issue 38 is shaping up to be another good mix of research and practical advice, here is just a taste of some of the articles being considered.

Operacion Bitcoin

The article is an actual case study of an Interpol investigation carried out in association with CertUY that has been ongoing for some months. It is written by the first hacker sent to prison in Uruguay who is currently out on bail pending sentencing. The case study is about how he became the first hacker to be jailed in Uruguay, challenging the procedures carried out using international standards rather than just opinion. This two-part article will look in depth at comparing standards and procedures used in Uruguay to those used in the UK and USA.

Crowd Sourcing Digital Evidence The Risk v The Reward

All digital devices used today can be considered as a potential source for digital evidence. Andrew Ryan investigates the current state in the art of crowd sourced digital evidence. Crowd sourced evidence can be anything from a video captured on a smart phone, posts on social media or even a voice recording.

Recovery of Forensic Artifacts from Deleted Jump-List in Windows 10

Jump-Lists are widely discussed in forensics community since the release of Windows 7 and are having more capabilities to reveal forensics artifacts in Windows 10. The records maintained by Jump-Lists have the potential to provide the forensic investigator a rich source of evidences about a user’s historic activity. Pankaj Sharma investigates.

Forensic DNA Software - Pros and Cons

This article takes an objective look at why forensic software has gained such widespread acceptance so rapidly; its benefits and drawbacks, legal challenges, and future uses including practical applications.

Psychological Analysis Behind Cyber Crimes

This feature article is about how Digital Forensics plays a major role in the modern era of technology. We are not limited to defending against digital/cyber crimes, but we also conduct scientific investigations to understand how the crimes took place. This article also covers why the cyber crime was carried out in the first place. What made the criminal think to commit the crime is just as important in producing future preventative measures.

Plus all our usual features "From The Lab", "360", "IRQ" and "Legal news and alerts".

Note: We may change the planned content of future issues without notice.

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Coming up in the Next issue of Digital Forensics Magazine

Coming up in Issue 39 on sale from February 2019:

Making Sense of Digital Forensic International Standards

To many the complexity of Standards, their numbering and obscure contents fail to make practical sense and confuse the entry points for effective use. A roadmap is provided in this paper for Standard information access and optimal use. Read More »

Evidentiary Challenges: Social media, the Dark Web, and Admissibility

This article takes a look at two categories of remote evidence: social media, and the dark web. We will also examine two interesting cases: The Target store credit card breach; and the civil case of Fero v Excellus Health Plan, Inc. Read More »

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Vehicle Data Forensics on Unsupported Systems

The article will help readers understand how to approach a vehicle from a digital forensics’ perspective, it will cover a range of infotainment units from popular manufacturers, data extraction methods and examples of data types found which may be considered intelligence and or used as digital evidence. Read More »

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