Free Mac & iOS Resources for the DFIR Community

Members of the forensic community often take it upon themselves to create scripts, custom artifacts, or software to aid in their investigations, then share with others, which I’ve always loved. The talent our community guild has is truly awesome, and I’m thankful to be a part of it. This blog isn’t meant to be an end all, be all of every publicly available Mac … Continued

How to Enable Your Virtual Workforce to Seamlessly Collaborate, Process, and Access Cases

When you were asked to ensure as many team members as possible were working remotely, you were presented with a daunting task. How do you rethink your digital forensic lab’s standard operating procedures (SOPs) almost overnight, without impacting case integrity, chain of custody, quality and lab throughput?  The challenge is widespread, and you’re not alone: in a recent survey to our law enforcement customers, almost 70% of respondents told us that their work routines have been disrupted – 39% … Continued

How To Use the Magnet Custom Artifact Generator

Hi, everyone. This is Jessica Hyde with Magnet Forensics. I wanted to reach out and share a bit about our newest free tool, MAGNET Custom Artifact Generator, including why I am so excited about how it allows examiners to bring new artifacts into Magnet AXIOM. You may have seen a description of MAGET Custom Artifact … Continued

Rely on AXIOM: New Detailed Scan Summaries with Exception Reporting

One of the key themes that we’ve heard from our customers leading up to the release of AXIOM 4.0 is that they’re using AXIOM as their primary tool in their forensic toolkit. Not only for desktop investigations but for mobile and cloud investigations as well. Greater demands are being placed on AXIOM and our customers have, more and more, come to rely on it. The result of … Continued

New Exporting and Reporting Features in Magnet AXIOM 4.0

Magnet AXIOM 4.0 brings to you a ton of new and advanced features to assist you in your investigations! From faster filtering with Lucene, Find Similar Pictures using CBIR, more details in your AXIOM Process scan summary, to new AXIOM Cyber features like Azure VM and remote macOS acquisition, this new release is jam packed … Continued

Up to 5X Faster Search Filtering in Magnet AXIOM 4.0

You asked and we heard you load and clear! In addition to all the new and exciting features in the latest release of Magnet AXIOM 4.0, we’ve significantly improved searching and filtering speeds in AXIOM Examine. With prior versions of AXIOM, we heard from customers time and again that running these filters was cripplingly slow … Continued

Find Similar Pictures in Magnet AXIOM 4.0

Our engineers have been hard at work and as a part of the latest AXIOM release, we’ve added additional capabilities around Magnet.AI. Content-based image retrieval (CBIR) is a fantastic resource for investigators needing to find similar images, especially when working with multiple pieces of digital evidence that could contain hundreds of thousands of images.   Magnet.AI finds similar pictures based on a picture’s general attributes, rather than … Continued