This week on Case Leads, we learn the truth of China’s cyber espionage unit, Twitter verified accounts were hacked and there have been some updates to some of your favorite tools.
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- HMFT was given a small update.
- Autopsy was recently updated as well.
- Passware can now extract passwords for certain popular websites from memory.
- A very interesting article about finding and reverse engineering SMS test messages.
- Patrick Olsen shares and interesting case on manipulating timestamps.
- A really great read about hiding data in a hard drive’s service area.
- Over at EpyxForensics you can see a good write up on how to mount shadow volumes in Linux.
- In case you’ve missed it, MANDIANT posted a report on China’s cyber espionage role. Here you can find a quick overview and a link to the full report.
- Haft of the Spear posted some interesting takes on China.
- Twitter has suffered from a rash of verified company accounts getting hacked.
- You won’t have to read this, but there is a new CyberSpeak episode up.
- The Second International Conference on Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare and Digital Forensic– Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Mar 4 – 6, 2013
- IMF 2013 – 7th International Conference on IT Security Incident Management & IT Forensics– Mar 12 – 14, 2013
- CTIN 2013 Digital Forensics Conference– Seattle, WA – Mar 13 – 15, 2013
- International Workshop on Cyber Crime– San Francisco, CA – May 24, 2013
- Techno Security and Forensics Investigation Conference– Myrtle Beach, SC – Jun 2 – 5, 2013
- Mobile Forensics World– Myrtle Beach, SC – Jun 2 – 5, 2013
- ADFSL 2013 Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law– Richmond, VA – Jun 10 – 12, 2013
- SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Summit 2013– Austin, TX – Jul 9 – 10, 2013
Call For Papers:
- ADFSL 2013 Conference on Digital Forensics, Security and Law– Due Feb 19, 2013
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Digital Forensics Case Leads was compiled this week by Mike Ahrendt. Mike is the Information Security Officer for Grand Rapids Community College where he works in a wide array of security tasks from policy creation to forensic investigations.