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Automated Network Scanning ! Update

Our Progress The Automated Network Scanning ! team ran into several issues writing our scanner. The first approach we took was incredibly slow and inefficient, as we scanned every host with a separate Nmap scan. This meant that our program had to start up a new Nmap process every time. While this approach worked well […]

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Exploration Forensics Update 2

Introduction This semester, the exploration forensics group is researching hardware and software that tests for paranormal activity. The team will test the devices and corresponding apps. Through these tests, they will discover how the devices gather readings and interact with a user’s data. In addition, the team will gather evidence on how the devices and […]

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Application Analysis Introduction

Introduction This semester, the Application Analysis team chose four Windows applications to perform a forensic analysis on – Spotify, Bitcoin Miner, Speedtest, and Dashlane. In the coming weeks, we will examine the artifacts generated by these applications. Analysis: Web App Security We will inspect the applications’ security features. Without proper security features, hackers can access data […]

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Exploration Forensics Blog 1

Introduction This semester, the exploration forensics team is conducting research on hardware and software that tests for paranormal activity. We will test the devices and corresponding applications to discover if they gather readings and interact with a user’s data. The team will gather evidence on how the devices and applications operate. We will test how […]

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Windows Fall Creator Introduction

Pick Up Where I Left Off: Windows Innovative New Feature Coming Soon? This spring, the Windows Fall Creator team will research a new Microsoft feature coming out over the next few months. The Windows Fall Creator/Redstone 4 update will provide users with the ability to continue right where they left off on other devices, as […]

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LCDI on The :30

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Digital data from devices that use it often makes up the modern fingerprints of today’s most devious criminals.

Digital forensics– finding those digital fingerprints– is a growing profession, as companies seek to stop misuse of their digital information and law enforcement aims to stop whoever may be using that technology for illegal activity.

Jonathan T. Rajewski is co-director of Champlain College’s Center for Digital Forensics. Jason Hall is a senior studying at Champlain. They appeared on The :30 to talk about the growing profession.

For more, watch the video from The :30.

Blog post adopted from Champlain College News.