Getting Started with Magnet ACQUIRE – Community Edition

You’ve downloaded Magnet ACQUIRE – Community Edition and are about to begin using it for the first time. To help you get started with Magnet ACQUIRE – Community Edition, we’ve put together this helpful guide....

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Investigating Smartphones with Magnet ACQUIRE and IEF

The amount of data being generated by mobile devices has exploded, resulting in exponentially more work for forensic examiners. To make matters more difficult, increased security features being introduced to iOS and Android devices (including...

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Magnet IEF Feature Profile: Hex & Text Viewer

Overview: Magnet IEF reports some of the most important data for files and artifacts. However, examiners often need to dig even deeper into an artifact or file to better understand its purpose or value. Hex...

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Magnet IEF Feature Profile: Examiner & Investigator Modes

Overview: Magnet IEF Report Viewer has two different modes to better meet the needs of our various users: Examiner mode: Fully featured Magnet IEF report view with all of the analysis and reporting tools that...

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Examiner & Investigator Modes

As we continue to add analysis features to Magnet IEF, one of the most common pieces of feedback we receive is that we needed a simplified report viewer for sharing IEF results with non-technical stakeholders....

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Picture and Video Analysis Improvements in IEF v6.5

This is the seventh and final blog post in a about the new features included in IEF v6.5 Visual evidence often tells the most compelling story, which is why we have made some improvements to...

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Recovering Evidence from F2FS File Systems with IEF

This is the sixth blog post in a series of seven about the new features included in IEF v6.5 In Internet Evidence Finder (IEF) v6.5 we are now offering support for the F2FS file system....

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Using Dynamic App Finder to Recover More Mobile Artifacts

This is the final blog post in a series of five about recovering third-party mobile chat applications for your digital forensics investigations. Data recovered from mobile chat apps is critical to many forensic investigations. However,...

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“Oh no, the suspect ran CCleaner to get rid of the evidence!”

I recently received a few questions about the effects of running Internet history sanitation tools such as CCleaner, when examining a computer looking for internet related artifacts. CCleaner is a product from a company identified...

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