With mobile software updates becoming a weekly occurrence, a leading detective has said it’s becoming an ever-tougher task for forensic investigators to stay ahead of the ‘connected criminal’.
Yuval Ben-Moshe, senior forensics technical director at Cellebrite, looks at the evolution of mobile forensics within policing in an interview with Policing Today’s Richard Hook.
Smartphones are in the hands of more than 143 million people in the United States... and with those smartphones comes apps. Texting apps, mapping apps, and more capture data about aspects of a person's daily life—and that translates to potential evidence.
"We would like to see manufacturers standardize their OS which would give investigators easier access to the data within mobile devices," says Dave Golding, GM of Cellebrite
On July 13, BISD investigators used a Cellebrite forensic extraction device to search a Samsung cellphone owned by Alfredo Hernandez of Brownsville, a former choir teacher at Berta Cabeza Middle School in San Benito who, authorities say, called himself “Freddy Love,” according to court records.
Cellebrite the first and only mobile forensics vendor to provide a full range of flexible platform options for lab and field personnel
Petah Tikva, Israel – October 2, 2013 – Cellebrite, the leading developer and provider of mobile data forensic solutions, today announced the launch of the UFED 4PC and UFED TK. Together with the UFED Touch, UFED 4PC and UFED TK constitute the first and only complete series of mobile forensic solutions across dedicated single purpose and general purpose PC-based hardware platforms to accommodate the broadest range of lab and field use cases.
The Shelbyville Police Department showed off brand new, high-tech cell phone forensics equipment Wednesday. The equipment, which is worth about $10,000, was paid for with a gift from Indiana Grand Casino. Shelbyville Police Lt. Mike Turner says the new machine will make it easier to dive into cell phones recovered during police investigations. Read the whole article
SALISBURY, Md.-Keeping up with advancing technology while protecting the public.
That's the message the Salisbury Police Department is conveying when it comes to upgrading tools that could help them with their investigations. The department is looking to upgrade its Cellebrite Touch device which is used to download data from cell phones, iPads and other devices of suspected criminals. That includes obtaining stored and deleted files like text messages, photographs, videos, and contact lists. Read the whole article
Cellebrite, the world's leading technology forensics on mobile devices, will be at the XXII Congress of Criminology, held in Brasília between 14 and 19 September. At the time, the company takes its stand for the latest technologies for the production of investigative analysis and forensic evidence from information extracted from cell phones, smartphones, tablets and GPS. Read the whole article