Tag Archives: Digital Forensics

Virtual Currency Investigations: Fear Not the Blockchains

At the Magnet User Summit this year, I listened to a presentation by Eric Huber, Vice President of National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C). With a broad background in digital forensic investigations, he spoke about the changing field in cryptocurrencies and blockchain analysis. He gave a brief overview on different types of cryptocurrencies and how […]

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Magnet User Summit Experience

Thanks to Champlain College, I was able to attend this year’s Magnet User Summit. As a first year, I was concerned as to how well I would understand the topics and concepts. However, I found that I was well prepared. My internship this semester at the LCDI helped most of all, as it provided me […]

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Magnet User Summit 2019

Introduction During the first week of April, I had the chance to go to the Magnet User Summit in Tennessee. During the trip I met many Champlain students that I wouldn’t have known if I hadn’t gone. I also had the chance to talk with upperclassmen within my major who told me about their experience […]

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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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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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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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Mobile App Forensics Final Update

Introduction During this semester, the Mobile Forensics team analyzed social media apps such as Snapchat, Telegram, and LinkedIn.  Snapchat As for a conclusion on our Snapchat analysis, we couldn’t find much outside of prior research within the community. A big concern we had was how much data would remain on a device  twenty-four hours after […]

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SIFT Update 3

SIFT Update 3 Introduction As we are coming to an end working at the Senator Leahy Center for Digital Investigation, we are closer to completing our final report. Our last post was about recovering artifacts and keyword searches. Due to time issues and inexperience, our team couldn’t recover deleted files. Experience Throughout the semester, working […]

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Automated Network Scanning + Final Experience

With our time here and finals week approaching fast, we are working to tie up all loose ends. Our final report is now complete, and we’ve done as much as we can with our scanner. The script scans the network, prints out some information, and sends it to an email address. We only got around […]

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