Photo Forensics

Remember what it was like in the 90’s when you needed to take a picture?  My family almost always used disposable cameras with film or Polaroid cameras with self-developing film.  Jump ahead 20 years and film is only being used by professional photographers, while everyone else is using digital photos and storage. One major difference …

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When You Need to Finally Call a Digital Forensics Expert

In an age of the cloud, it is easy to take convenient access to data for granted. With older or more secure information, localized storage can fail potentially corrupting valuable data. Before handing the job off to your in house IT team, consider hiring a digital recovery expert first. Digital Forensics Expert: Job Description and …

Case No. 06286- Embezzlement

We were engaged by a company to examine its technical infrastructure for suspected intrusion and/or monitoring. Investigation revealed an ongoing breach was in fact occurring, but the source was internal. We discovered multiple keyloggers and other monitoring software had been deployed to company computers. Further investigation determined the source was a trusted employee and that, …

When the Easy button fails! Cell Phone analysis of a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 (SPH-L900)

Often times clients come to Flashback data, because their forensic examiners have “run out of tools” to use on cell phones. Literally, an examiner will have run through their entire tool box, ranging from UFED, Lantern, Susteen, Oxygen, XRY, MPE+, etc. The examiners will usually tell me “XYZ forensic product says the device and operating …