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WHAT'S COMING UP IN ISSUE 36 - Out August 2018

Continuing our aim of bringing you new and interesting articles from the world of Digital Forensics, Issue 36 is shaping up to be another good mix of research and practical advice, here is just a taste of some of the articles being considered.


Crowd Sourcing Digital Evidence The Risk v The Reward

All digital devices used today can be considered as a potential source for digital evidence. Andrew Ryan investigates the current state in the art of crowd sourced digital evidence. Crowd sourced evidence can be anything from a video captured on a smart phone, posts on social media or even a voice recording.


Recovery of Forensic Artifacts from Deleted Jump-List in Windows 10

Jump-Lists are widely discussed in forensics community since the release of Windows 7 and are having more capabilities to reveal forensics artifacts in Windows 10. The records maintained by Jump-Lists have the potential to provide the forensic investigator a rich source of evidences about a user’s historic activity. Pankaj Sharma investigates.


Voice Biometrics

This article looks at the research and development in the field of Voice Biometrics and Speech Analytics, specifically Speaker Identification, Language and Gender Identification, Speech-to-Text Transcription, Keyword Spotting, and others.


Advancements in Windows Hibernation File Forensics

Windows hibernation files can be a valuable source of information for digital forensic investigators. This article describes how recent developments in hibernation file analysis go beyond reconstruction of active memory. Recent tool developments allow for examination of reconstructed data from operating systems through Windows 10, hibernation slack, and data that exists after this slack that allow investigators to extract the most value and information out of this critical file. 


Psychological Analysis Behind Cyber Crimes

Sameer Dasaka looks at how digital forensics helps us to understand how the crime took place. This article outlines not just how the crime took place or how the crime was investigated. It looks at why the cyber crime was carried out in the first place. What made the criminal think to commit the crime is just as important in producing future preventative measures.


Plus all our usual features "From The Lab", "360", "IRQ" and "Legal news and alerts".


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Coming up in the Next issue of Digital Forensics Magazine

Coming up in Issue 38 on sale from February 2019:


Crowd Sourcing Digital Evidence The Risk v The Reward

All digital devices used today can be considered as a potential source for digital evidence. Andrew Ryan investigates the current state in the art of crowd sourced digital evidence. Read More »

Recovery of Forensic Artifacts from Deleted Jump-List in Windows 10

Jump-Lists are widely discussed in forensics community since the release of Windows 7 and are having more capabilities to reveal forensics artifacts in Windows 10. Read More »

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Operacion Bitcoin

The article is an actual case study of an Interpol investigation carried out in association with CertUY that has been ongoing for some months. It is written by the first hacker sent to prison in Uruguay who is currently out on bail pending sentencing. Read More »

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