SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog: Category - Case Leads

Case Leads: A Forensicator's take on BlackHat/DefCon/BSides

It's been a busy time in digital forensics and incident response (DFIR). Every summer, for over 20 years, infosec and forensicators and old school hackers have gathered in Las Vegas. A mixture of very deep tech talks, trainings, and technology oriented distractions "flood the zone" in Las Vegas. Close to 15-20,000 people were in Las … Continue reading Case Leads: A Forensicator's take on BlackHat/DefCon/BSides


Digital Forensics Case Leads: New REMnux, Registry tools and more APT1 analysis

This week in Case Leads we have a great new update to REMnux, two new tools for registry analysis and be sure to vote for the Forensic 4cast Awards right after you hop over to the new REM community on Stack Exchange. If you have an item you'd like to contribute to Digital Forensics Case … Continue reading Digital Forensics Case Leads: New REMnux, Registry tools and more APT1 analysis


Caseleads: South Korea Attack Forensics; Google Glass Brings Discoverable Evidence To Litigation; The Post Data Breach Boom; Fighting Insider Fraudsters

Mark this date: On March 20th 2013, the non-technical managers may finally start to understand what a digital forensics professional actually does. With the massive cyber attacks on South Korean banks, media outlets, and ISPs, the role of forensicators is put front and center. The attack(s) resulted in widespread ATM outages, online banking and mobile … Continue reading Caseleads: South Korea Attack Forensics; Google Glass Brings Discoverable Evidence To Litigation; The Post Data Breach Boom; Fighting Insider Fraudsters


Digital Forensics Case Leads: Email Scammers, Android Malware, DoS Against Banks, Tool Updates And A Few Good Reads.

In this issue of Case Leads with have Android Malware increase, DoS Attacks on Czech Banks, some updates to Oxygen Forensics Suite and a New tool from Magnet Forensics and a little levity. If you have an item you'd like to contribute to Digital Forensics Case Leads, please send it to caseleads@sans.org. Tools: Oxygen Forensics … Continue reading Digital Forensics Case Leads: Email Scammers, Android Malware, DoS Against Banks, Tool Updates And A Few Good Reads.


CaseLeads: China Cyber Espionage Exposed, Account Issues with Twitter and Plenty of Great How-To's

This week on Case Leads, we learn the truth of China's cyber espionage unit, Twitter verified accounts were hacked and there have been some updates to some of your favorite tools. If you have an item you'd like to contribute to Digital Forensics Case Leads, please send it to''caseleads@sans.org. Tools: HMFTwas given a small update. … Continue reading CaseLeads: China Cyber Espionage Exposed, Account Issues with Twitter and Plenty of Great How-To's