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October 31, 2018

.JSON files- My Favorite Artifacts, Part Three

September 6, 2018
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MobileSMS.plist and the Joy of Testing – My Favorite Artifacts, Part Two

The proper method for inquiring after the properties of things is to deduce them from experiments. ~ Isaac Newton Testing is the way to figure out […]
August 21, 2018
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Smartphone User Dictionary Files – My Favorite Artifacts, Part One

“Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of […]
July 23, 2018
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What Are Forensic Artifacts? – My Favorite Artifacts, Part 0

“Wherever he steps, whatever he touches, whatever he leaves, even unconsciously, will serve as a silent witness against him. Not only his fingerprints or his footprints, […]
June 12, 2018
Comparing data on 3 different USB drives

USB Pwny Express – Counterfeit USB Devices and Anti-Forensics

“The truth is rarely pure and never simple.” ~ Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest Myths and Legends: This past week, I spoke at the […]
May 18, 2018
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Happy Birthday #2, Gillware Digital Forensics!

“There are 10 kinds of people in the world: those who understand binary numerals, and those who don’t.” ~ Ian Stewart, Professor Stewart’s Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities […]
March 8, 2018
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A Shout-Out to Amazing Sheroes in IT

No computer is ever going to ask a new, reasonable question. It takes trained people to do that. – Grace Hopper My Sheroes! Today, March 8, […]
January 16, 2018
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Forensic Case Files: Employee Hard Drive Switcheroo

“On the other hand, you have different fingers.” —Steven Wright Transposition magic is a lot of fun to watch. In the blink of an eye, a […]
November 27, 2017
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Forensic Case Files: Unauthorized Bitcoin Mining

“This makes me very angry, very angry indeed.”  – Marvin the Martian In Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century, Daffy Duck (playing the part of Duck Dodgers) battles […]