Murphy's Law of Digital Forensics

I love digital forensics – the art and the science of it; the stories, challenges and puzzles surrounding it. In this field, nothing is impossible – there are just really difficult problems waiting for novel solutions. This blog is where I’ll share my experiences, thoughts, and ideas about our profession and how the Gillware Digital Forensics team approaches them.

October 16, 2017

Meet Stinky Audrey

“Feed Me, Seymour!” ~ Audrey II, Little Shop of Horrors When it comes to films (and musicals), the 1986 nerdy cult classic Little Shop of Horrors is […]
August 14, 2017

Smart Phone Forensics Case Study: Synchronicity & Success with Chip-On Forensics

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with […]
July 27, 2017

Apple Continuity and iCloud Data Leakage – When Apple Bites Back

What you don’t know can’t hurt you. ~Unknown Apple Continuity, iCloud Sync, and Digital Forensics Apple Continuity; introduced in 2014 with iOS 8.0, this nifty feature allows seamless […]
July 13, 2017

Forensics Case Files: Chip Off, Chip On, The Chipper!

“I begin by imagining The impossible And end by accomplishing The impossible.” ― Sri Chinmoy I love my work! I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it […]
June 12, 2017

Forensic Case Files: Samsung Galaxy S7 from a Fatal Motorcycle Crash

A motorcycle is a vehicle of change, after all. It puts the wheels beneath a midlife crisis, or a coming-of-age saga, or even just the discovery […]
May 9, 2017
The computers our laptop forensics experts see can be very well-traveled. This one had taken a trip to Belize and came back suspiciously different...

Adventures in Laptop Forensics

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.” “I […]
April 3, 2017

Rename Your Roses: Tips for Preventing and Recovering from Ransomware

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet A Thorny […]
January 23, 2017

Digital Forensics as Art and Science

“To develop a complete mind: Study the science of art; Study the art of science. Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” […]
November 17, 2016

Employee Misconduct and Digital Forensics

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six sharpening my ax. – Abraham Lincoln Technology and Work Time The average American […]