[Technical Insights] DVR Forensics: Video Retrieval Technology-Research on Target Tracking
[News] SalvationDATA was Awarded Another New Patent from USPTO
[Technical Insights] Find Who's Behind Unsanctioned Flight of UAV
Recent years have seen a marked shift of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) from an expensive and professional production equipment to a consumer product. And, along with this shift comes more unsanctioned flights which have major impacts on the safety of traditional aircrafts and human life. Unsanctioned flights of four UAVs occurred at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport at the night of April 21st, for example, caused alternate landing of 58 flights at Xi’an, Chongqing, Guiyang, and Mianyang airports, 4 flight returns, and the stranding of more than 10,000 passsengers. Prior to this event, on the 14th, 17th, and 18th, unauthorized flights of UAV also disturbed the normal arrangement of Shuangliu airport when they caused alternate landing and delay of flights.
[Technical Article] Mac Log File Structure and Extraction Analysis
When it comes to computer forensics, the capability to extract and analyse Mac log is very essential. Since Mac log file cannot be recognized on window system, its structure needs to be parsed so that we can proceed further analysis. In this issue, data recovery experts from the Key Laboratory of Sichuan Province introduce the structure of Mac log files, and how to use the SalvationDATA (DF)Digital Forensics System for its analysis and extraction.
[Software Update] DRS V18.104.22.1683 Available Now with More Capabilities
We have been optimizing our computer forensics software, DRS(Data Recovery System) every day to help investigators recover and extract more evidentiary data from various kinds of hard drives. Let’s see the newly added features in V22.214.171.1243.
[Software Update] New SPFV126.96.36.199 Allows Access to More Evidentiary Data
We’re excited to announce the release of the latest update of SPF(SmartPhone Forensic System). The newest release allows users to get access to more evidentiary data and fixed bugs of previous version. What’s new?
[News] Successful Forensic Training with Delegates from Malaysia
From 15 May to 25 May, delegates from a Malaysian forensic laboratory came to SalvationDATA for training. The training, as customized for their specific requirements, covered a wide range of topics concerning computer, mobile and DVR forensics, which not only acquainted them with necessary basic knowledge, but also equipped them with essential skills of doing digital forensics with SalvationDATA forensic products, i.e. DRS(Data Recovery System), SPF(SmartPhone Forensic Sytem) and VIP(Video Investigation Portable).
[Technical Insights] How to Decrypt BIOS Encrypted Hitachi Hard Drive
In this issue, data recovery experts from the Key Laboratory of Sichuan Province will introduce fast decryption methods for BIOS encrypted Hitachi hard drive. This method, compared with other commonly used methods, features simple operation, simplified process and high success rate, and can be used to help onsite forensic experts to quickly extract important clues.
[News] WannaCry Ransomware Infected Files Can be Recovered?
The WannaCry ransomware, as its name suggests, is a kind of virus that hold files on one’s computer hostage until the user pays the amount asked for decrypting files encrypted by hackers. While we’re shocked about how hackers can carry out an attack of such a large scale, we’re also pondering how it is possible.
[News] SalvationDATA at Forensics Europe Expo!
As a “must attend” event for the entire forensics industry, Forensics Europe Expo is an international exhibition & conference that offers a unique 360 degree viewpoint on mobile, computer and DVR forensics.
[Technical Insights] Base Station Data Extraction from Android Radio Log
In this issue, data recovery experts from the Key Laboratory of Sichuan Province will introduce base station data extraction methods from Android Radio log. This method is developed on the basis of base station positioning principles. Only when investigators gained access to the location data of the base station can they confirm if the suspects had been near the station, which could provide vital clue for cracking a case.
[Technical Article] Criminal Found with Recovered Surveillance Video Clips
A Mercedes S400 worth up to one million Yuan was scratched in the parking lot. Who did that? When the car owner went to the property management office for an explanation, he was told that surveillance system broke down at that day. Was it true that there is no way to find out who did this?