WATERLOO, ON. (September 23, 2015) – Magnet Forensics, the global leader in the development of digital forensics software that recovers evidence from computers, smartphones and tablets, announced today the release of Magnet IEF™ v6.7. This release adds a number of new features and artifacts for investigators recovering and examining data from iOS and Android backups, mobile chat applications, and contraband materials found on computers.
Magnet IEF v6.7 Resource Center:
- Blog: Magnet IEF v6.7 – What’s new for PC analysis
- Blog: Magnet IEF v6.7 – What’s new for Smartphone analysis
- Webinar: Magnet IEF v6.7 – Feature & Artifact Updates
- Magnet IEF Artifact Profile: WhatsApp Messenger
- Magnet IEF Artifact Profile: Whisper
- Magnet Artifact Profile: Yik Yak
- Existing Customers: Upgrade to Magnet IEF v6.7
- Not a Magnet IEF User? Download a free trial
Analyze more evidence on computers
Magnet IEF v6.7 provides examiners with the ability to export pictures and videos into programs like Analyze DI by Griffeye, formerly known as NetClean. This new function is meant to complement our already powerful pre-categorization and media analysis methods used to quickly locate contraband materials. Additionally, examiners will also receive an alert when encryption or anti-forensic program software has been detected on the computer being investigated.
Recover more evidence on mobile devices
The release of Magnet IEF v6.7 allows examiners to recover data from the latest smartphone applications and provides mobile chat recreations to support the data found.
This means there is more support for new and popular mobile chat and social networking applications, Chat Threading capabilities for both iOS SMS/MMS/iMessage and Android SMS/MMS, and reconstruction of Android and iOS Backups including decryption.
One of the biggest challenges our customers face is not being able to decrypt iOS and Android backups without having to use another tool. With this release, examiners will be able to decrypt backups quickly and efficiently using Magnet IEF.
New smartphone artifacts include:
- Yik Yak
- Call Logs iOS8+
- SMS/MMS/iMessage iOS8+
- Twitter Direct Messages
- WhatsApp Crypt8 Database Decryption
- Twitter DIrect Messages
To upgrade your license to Magnet IEF v6.7, visit the Customer Portal.
About Magnet Forensics
Magnet Forensics is a global leader in the development of digital forensics software that recovers evidence from computers, smartphones and tablets. Our flagship product, Magnet IEF, was created by a former police officer and forensic examiner who recognized the need for a tool to help digital forensics professionals find, analyze and report digital evidence. Since its creation, Magnet IEF has quickly become a trusted solution for thousands of customers working in the world’s top law enforcement, government, military and corporate organizations.