Analyzing malware can be crucial for triaging an incident to determine what, if any, information was lost and what actions need to be taken next to protect against further incidents.
The digital forensics field grows as fast as technology does. In modern litigation, there is a vast array of digital evidence beyond cell phones and computer workstations. Every new product or technological development presents a new source of data that can be relevant in an investigation.
Fitness tracking applications perform many functions designed to assist the athlete. In the legal realm, these same functions can also be used to help discover the truth.
Email evidence can prove valuable to a case. However, it is important to thoroughly authenticate emails used in litigation. Failure to prove the validity of an email item could render a crucial piece of evidence inadmissible in court.
AirDrop logs are stored within the sysdiagnose log archive on iOS devices, and contain a plethora of valuable information. These logs can contain useful information showing files transferred to and from the device via AirDrop.
On a mobile device or computer, communications can exist across a variety of applications; IM and text messages are just the start of the potentially-relevant user messages. People hold conversations across forums, social media, game platforms, and team collaboration software.