Posts tagged with: Apple

I am in the digital forensics business.  That means that when something related to eMail or computer evidence is in the news, my friends and family ask me questions, like:  “are Tom Brady’s destroyed “DeflateGate” text messages recoverable?”, and “could you recover...
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“Sorry…You Are Locked Out of Your Own Data” Well, it happened again today.  We had to call a client and advise them that it will be nearly impossible, or at least very expensive to perform a forensic exam of one...
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A case for not letting your client’s “IT Guy” do forensics… We are now learning that the initial attempts to recover critical evidence from the San Bernardino County terrorist, Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone may have been hampered by the ill-advised...
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When individual privacy rights and societal good collide Does a dead terrorist’s right to privacy trump our rights to exist in a safe world?  Lofty philosophical question indeed….but not quite as simple as it sounds.  Let’s put the moral debate...
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New England Patriots QB Accused of Destroying Potentially Damning Text Messages Well, I can not resist.  Prepared to just let this story go away, I watched the online debates about just how “recoverable” Brady’s text messages are…and how the NFL...
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Elite Chicago Computer Forensics Firm Expands Footprint. “A Natural Expansion.” For over 12 years, leading Chicago attorneys have turned to 4Discovery’s team of experts to solve some of their most challenging computer forensics issues. Now, New York lawyers will be...
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4Discovery’s Josh Fazio Appears on WGN’s “Business Lunch” Program You just downloaded a fun looking app on your smartphone.  Minutes later this app sends your username, email address, and banking passwords to a third party.  The app also notified a...
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Smart Phone Apps Can Steal Your Personal Data:  4Discovery’s Josh Fazio Interviewed on CBS News You just downloaded a fun looking app on your smartphone.  Minutes later this app sends your username, email address, and banking passwords to a third...
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Smart Phones Can Leave Behind an Indisputable Digital Trail They are Ubiquitous Think about it…we are with our laptops or computers for 6 or 7 hours per day, but we are with our mobile devices nearly 24 hours per day....
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Tips from the trenches in light of the recent Ex-Motorola Software Engineer Prison Sentence. Hanjuan Jin, a Motorola Software Engineer, stepped onto the terminal at O’Hare International Airport a few years ago and stepped into history as one of the...
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