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

Digital Forensics Case Leads: There Is No Theme

This week in Case Leads, we feature a wide array of new tools and articles that defy classification under any particular theme. You'll find tools forensic image processing and analysis, PDF analysis, and password cracking. News and articles include issues of law, process automation, forensic value, and incident response. Continue reading Digital Forensics Case Leads: There Is No Theme


Digital Forensics Case Leads: Androids, Breaches, & Clouds All Around

Welcome to this week's edition of Case Leads! Data breaches continue this week and Apple announces the iCloud while others speculate on the impact of the Cloud to Digital Forensics. We have a data recovery USB "stick" for Android phones, a book on Android forensics, and a fragmented photo carving utility. As this week's edition … Continue reading Digital Forensics Case Leads: Androids, Breaches, & Clouds All Around


Digital Forensics Case Leads: Apple v Weiner on Tweeter, SANs DFIR Summit videos available and a new version of Log2Timeline

There were several data breaches announced and/or confirmed this week. Log2timeline and Windows Event log parser were released and Weiner admits to wrongful tweeting. The SANs Digital Forensic and Incident Response summit videos can now be viewed and a new section labeled Call for Papers has been added. If you have an item you'd like … Continue reading Digital Forensics Case Leads: Apple v Weiner on Tweeter, SANs DFIR Summit videos available and a new version of Log2Timeline


Digital Forensics Case Leads: Tracking Takes Center Stage - Photos, Vehicles, and Phones

Photo forensics tops the news in this edition of Digital Case Leads. Valdimir Katalov, CEO of ElcomSoft is interviewed about his team's discovery that the implementation of many of the digital signature systems used by Canon and Nikon are faulty. His team demonstrated that they could forge "authentic" digital photos. How many courts rely upon … Continue reading Digital Forensics Case Leads: Tracking Takes Center Stage - Photos, Vehicles, and Phones


Digital Forensics Case Leads: Oracle is on the Warpath, Anonymous accused of PlayStation hack.

Oracle is on the warpath with a subpoena for Apache, Anonymous is accused of hacking the PlayStation network. The Forensic 4Cast nominees are out, interviews with several SANS Instructors, FireFox browser forensics and what skeletons are in your ESI closet. If you have an item you'd like to contribute to Digital Forensics Case Leads, please … Continue reading Digital Forensics Case Leads: Oracle is on the Warpath, Anonymous accused of PlayStation hack.