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August 9, 2016
Pokemon Go map screen

Can Pokémon GO Users’ Movements be Determined Using Forensic Artifacts?

“Will you help me with my research?” – Professor Willow In my blog post on Pokemon GO, I discussed some early observations about forensic artifacts stored […]
August 8, 2016

Dell EqualLogic PS4100 Data Recovery Case Study: 24-Drive RAID-50

The client in this case had a Dell EqualLogic PS4100 SAN. This SAN was filled with 24 300-GB enterprise-grade Seagate hard drives. These 24 hard drives […]
July 25, 2016

Motorola Droid MOTXT1254BN64 Data Recovery Case Study

Mobile phones have become an integral part of our daily lives. Phones store our photos, our messages, our contacts, and our memories. They connect us to the […]
July 25, 2016
Footprints in the sand

Case Study: Employee Data Theft

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of […]
July 21, 2016

OWC Aura SSD Data Recovery Case Study: Boot Failure

In this case, a client from a medical clinic came to us for our data recovery services. Using Parallels Desktop, they had been storing medical records […]
July 18, 2016
Pokemon Go screenshot

Oh, No – Pokémon Go! A Sneak Peek at Forensic Artifacts

A Sneak Peek at Pokémon Go Application Forensics UPDATED 7/22/16 – Thanks to Warren Raquel (@warquel) a Senior Security Engineer at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Android location information […]
July 14, 2016
Hummingbirds

The Buzz About HummingBad

“The wings moved so rapidly that they were scarcely visible and remaining stationary the little bird darted its beak into the wild flowers making an extraordinary […]
July 12, 2016
Can a Windows 10 upgrade cause a hard drive crash? Probably not.

Hard Drive Firmware Repair Case Study: Seagate Barracuda

In this data recovery case, our client finally took the plunge and upgraded their computer to Windows 10. Things worked fine for a little while. But […]
July 11, 2016
A size comparison of a 64 GB microSD card to a dime

GoPro Video File Recovery Case Study: PNY microSD Card

The client in this case had a GoPro video camera full of recorded videos. Those videos were being stored on a tiny microSD card inside the […]