Introducing Cell Tower Forensics

Introducing Cell Tower Forensics

We are excited to add a new service to our offerings: Cell Tower Forensics. This means we can take usage records from the carriers (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, etc.) and determine locations of phones, paths of travel, the most common phone numbers called or texted, and much more. This information can be useful to see if a phone was at or near a particular location at a given time, or if it is common for the person to be at that location every day.

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Do-It-Yourself Text Message Preservation

Do-It-Yourself Text Message Preservation

More and more apps advertise the ability to download, export, or otherwise save text messages. Some, like evichat, even advertise this ability directly to lawyers. While these low-cost alternatives may save you some money in the short term, they come with their own set of problems. Know what you are getting yourself into before you resort to an app to take the place of a digital forensics expert.

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iOS 11.4.1 Restricted Mode and Digital Forensics

iOS 11.4.1 Restricted Mode and Digital Forensics

With iOS 11.4.1 (released July, 2018) comes a new feature call “USB Restricted Mode.” With this update, this mode is enabled by default, even though it appears off (see picture). It locks down the lightning port after one hour of no password being entered on the device. This new mode could impact mobile phone forensics.

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