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.

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October 31, 2018

.JSON files- My Favorite Artifacts, Part Three

October 29, 2018

GandCrab V5 Ransomware

What is GandCrab V5? GandCrab V5 is a new strain of ransomware and a variation on the pre-existing GandCrab ransomware, first spotted in the wild in […]
October 17, 2018

Dharma .combo Ransomware

October 17, 2018

Kraken Cryptor Ransomware

October 8, 2018

LockCrypt 2.0 BDKR Ransomware

What is LockCrypt 2.0 BDKR? A new variant of LockCrypt 2.0 was discovered late in September 2018. This version is identical to the original LockCrypt 2.0 […]
October 8, 2018

Qinynore Ransomware

What is Qinynore? Qinynore is a new strain of ransomware virus discovered in late September 2018. It is a variant of Hidden Tear and, aside from […]
May 24, 2017
Beneventan music manuscript

Beats and Bytes: Striking the Right Chord in Digital Forensics

“There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.” — Pythagoras Curiosity is a personality trait that […]
March 7, 2017

Forensic Case Files: Exonerating an Employee of Data Theft

“Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.” – Aesop Our client in this forensics […]
March 2, 2017
"Don't Try to Knock a Chip from Riley's Shoulder"

Forensic Case Files: A Chip-Off Our Shoulders

“Leland, in his last issue, struts out with a chip on his shoulder, and dares Bush to knock it off.” The Weekly Oregonian, 1855 In this […]