Leveraging PowerShell & Python MUS 2019

Leveraging PowerShell & Python for Incident Response & Live Investigation With Chet Hosmer Recently, I had the great opportunity to attend the 2019 Magnet User Summit hosted by Magnet Forensics in Nashville, Tennessee. Presenters at the Magnet User Summit dedicate their time to presenting new research, demonstrating new techniques, and teaching users in the fields […]

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Elcomsoft Tool Evaluation Blog 3

More Evaluations & Final Report! Recently we’ve focused on evaluating more Elcomsoft applications as well as putting together our final report. We continued to use the same scoring criteria from our previous blog to test these tools. The applications we tested include Advanced PDF Password Recovery, Proactive System Password Recovery, Advanced Archive Password Recovery, Elcomsoft […]

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Wearable Forensics Blog 4

Forensic Analysis of Wearable Technology Previously, the Leahy Center for Digital Investigations Wearables Team posted a third blog about their research, specifically pertaining to the Samsung Galaxy Watch and the Fitbit Versa. For the remainder of the semester, the team will be investigating the Garmin Fenix 5 and the Apple Watch Series 4. This week, […]

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Wearable Forensics Team Blog 3

Forensic Analysis of Wearable Technology Previously, the Leahy Center for Digital Investigations Wearables Team posted in their second blog about their progress this semester with the Samsung Galaxy Watch, the Fitbit Versa, the Garmin Fenix 5, and the Apple Watch Series 4. A Second Datagen The team decided it would be a good call to […]

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Data Recovery Blog 2

Putting Hard Drives to the Test At the LCDI, we believe your data is important, and surely most would agree. The pictures of your family vacation are important, but what about your passwords? The hard drives that are in most computers store your data, leaving it open for anyone with the proper knowledge to find […]

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Wearable Forensics Update

Forensic Analysis of Wearable Technology If you haven’t already read the Wearables Team’s first blog, read it here. The team is researching the capabilities and evidence left from wearable technology, in particular four devices: the Samsung Galaxy Watch, the Fitbit Versa, the Garmin Fenix 5, and the Apple Watch Series 4. Datagen When the team […]

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Elcomsoft Tool Evaluation Blog 2

First evaluations! Our Elcomsoft Tool Evaluation team started out the next sprint by setting off to evaluate the tools relating to phones, computers, and office products. To catch up on the beginning of our process, read our first blog post here. The new tools we evaluated included Advanced Office Password Recovery, Advanced WordPerfect Office Password […]

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Data Recovery – Blog 1

The Science of Data Recovery Do you think your deleted data is truly gone? Every day, people around the world share, save, or move critically important data, like credit card numbers, medical checks, and passwords. It wouldn’t be unreasonable to think that the delete function erases files forever, but the truth is that those files […]

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Elcomsoft Tool Evaluation Blog 1

Welcome to Our Blog Welcome to the blog of the Elcomsoft Tool Evaluation Team! This semester, the LCDI has the honor of exploring and investigating the different tools Elcomsoft has to offer. Established in 1990, Elcomsoft is headquartered in Moscow, Russia and they focus on creating forensic toolkits for law enforcement, businesses, and individual users […]

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Wearable Forensics

Smart Watches Can Solve Crimes This semester, The Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Investigation at Champlain College (LCDI) is continuing research from the spring of 2016 about wearable technology and the impact devices like the Apple Watch and Fitbit have on forensic investigations. The team hopes to create a guide law enforcement and forensic […]

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