How are digital forensics investigators adapting to new digital forensics tools?

How are digital forensics investigators adapting to new digital forensics tools? With the digital world becoming more evolved, the crimes that happen through technology don’t cease to end. The digital evidence can be found in digital media such as a computer hard drive, a mobile phone, a flashcard in a digital camera, and more. Digital evidence is related to electronic or e-crime, like child pornography, credit card fraud, data theft, identity impersonation, and more. However, digital evidence is used in almost all cases of crime. For instance, the phone or mobile of a suspect may contain critical information such as their intent, their whereabouts at the time crime happened, and their connection with the suspects or people involved in the crime. The role of digital media in any crime can never be neglected. With every passing day, the number of crimes involving digital media is becoming complex. Thus the forensic investigators are consistently adopting the best tools to find the best possible evidence. Digital forensic investigators are adapting to new tools through regular trainings. Only training helps them to get acquainted with new tools that are up with the trend. Training helps an investigator to achieve the following: Enhances productivity […]

Cellebrite’s UFED – A Must For Forensic Investigators!

Cellebrite’s UFED – A Must For Forensic Investigators! Mobile phone forensic is a type of electronic data gathering that is carried out for some legal evidence purposes. This is the most useful tool when it comes to investigations aiming to gather some criminal evidence of trail of the digital data. This is not so easy to delete as well. The extraction of the deleted mobile phone files can be used for criminal evidence in the primary work of the mobile forensics investigation. Different Types of Mobile Forensics  The types include taped conversations, digital phone pictures, phone number lists and sometimes even mobile phone digital video recordings, etc. When the evidence is gathered from the legal purposes, it will be saved aiming to prevent deletion or damaging all such critical digital materials via the system developed from any of the mobile phone data extraction. These are also applied to some digital data retrieval of deleted communications. These may also aid legal teams or police detectives that might result in legal evidence presentation and production in several important cases. Cellebrite’s UFED Cellebrite introduced the mobile forensics product in the year 2007 and it was under the brand name called “Universal Forensic Extraction Device” (UFED). […]

Digital Forensic – Technology In Crime Investigation

Digital Forensic – Technology In Crime Investigation Technological development is both a boon and a bane. With the growing use of digital technology, the opportunities for criminals to harm through digital devices are growing. Digital Communication devices have become a part of our daily lives and a necessary means of communication in today’s fast paced digital world. Criminals & Terrorists have used electronic communication devices to harm and terrorize people. Digital Forensic Science is a process of extracting data, analyzing and presenting it in the court of law for criminal proceedings. In case of any criminal act, evidence plays an important role. Apart of physical, biological and clinical evidences from the crime scene, digital evidences like those recovered from mobile phones and computers are used. Data retrieved from these devices are presented in the court of law as very important evidence. To recover such evidential data, such a device is sent to a Forensic Laboratory which is equipped with Digital Forensic Systems. The device has to be cut off from any mobile/internet network by either switching off the device or has to be carefully placed in a faraday bag and sealed with necessary information on the seal so as to not […]