In this week's edition of Case Leads we see Cellebrite and Forensic Focus getting updates, Dave Hull's blog post on EXIF data & Bing Maps, as well as a major court decision regarding the U.S. 5th Amendment and more.
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- Cellebrite UFED version 188.8.131.52 has been released. It now Supports the extraction of iMessages from iOS devices running i0S5.x from a logical extraction, 10 newly supported BlackBerry devices for physical extraction & decoding and 38 new Android devices supported for physical extraction & 85 supported for file system extraction. Read the release notes here.
- Harlan Carvey recently helped a friend to parse Facebook Chats to CSV format by putting together a Perl script, fb.pl.
- ViaForensics released a bunch of Android YAFFS2 images with details on what data was populated as well as deleted. Here is an overview and links to the 10 images
- Dave Hull has a neat post up on his Trusted Signal blog regarding plotting photo location data using the SANS SIFT, a python script he put together and features within Bing maps.
- Here is a how to posted on the Redmond Pie blog on getting Android 4.0 running in VirtualBox on Windows, Mac and Linux (Thanks to Danny Garcia for sharing the link).
- Andreas Schuster has set up a Scoop.it publication for DFIR news.
- Mike Wilkinson has posted the recordings from the February 16, 2012 DFIR Online meetup featuring Jon Rajewski, Peter Coons & John Clingerman over on his WriteBlocked.org site.
- Federal appeals court decides that forced decryption goes against the 5th Amendment right protecting self-incrimination. Here is a copy of the decision from EFF's site
- In addition to a visual update to the site, this video was the winner in the Forensic Focus "What is it like being a digital forensics investigator?" competition.
- Hey The Big Bang Theory fans, Leonard Nimoy will be doing a guest voiceover on the show
- SANS Secure Singapore 2012-Singapore, Singapore -March 05 - 17, 2012
- Mobile Device Security Summit- Nashville, TN -March 12 - 15, 2012
- 12th Annual CanSecWest Conference-Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - March 9 - 11, 2012
- SANS 2012-Orlando, Florida -March 23 - 30, 2012
- Euro Forensic 2012-Istanbul, Turkey - March 29 - 31, 2012
- SANS Northern Virginia 2012, Reston, VA - April 15 - 20, 2012 -
- 5th USENIX Workshop on Large-Scale Exploits and Emergent Threats (LEET '12) - San Jose, CA - April 24th, 2012
- SANS Cyber Guardian 2012 - Baltimore, MD - April 30 - May 7, 2012
- SANS AppSec 2012: Summit & Training-Las Vegas, NV - April 24 - May 2, 2012
- 7th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security - Seoul, South Korea - May 1 - 3, 2012
- SANS Security West 2012 - San Diego, CA - May 10 - 18, 2012
- 14th Information Hiding Conference - Berleley, CA - May 15 - 18, 2012
- IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy - San Francisco, CA - May 20 - 23, 2012
- Computer Enterprise and Investigation Conference - Summerlin, NV - May 21 - 24, 2012
- 2012 ADFSL Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law - Richmond, VA - May 30 - 31, 2012
Call For Papers:>
- ARES Conference- Due Date - Mar 01, 2012
- Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security- Due Date - Mar 09, 2012
- European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS) 2012- Due Date - Mar 31, 2012
Joe Garcia is a Law Enforcement Officer with over 18 years of experience, the last 5+ of which he has been assigned to conduct computer crime investigations and digital forensic examinations. He holds the GIAC GSEC Gold, GCIH & GCFA Silver and AccessData ACE certifications. You can follow Joe on Twitter at @jgarcia62