With the increasing prevalence of mobile phones in peoples' daily lives and in crime, data acquired from phones become an invaluable source of evidence for investigations relating to criminal, civil, and even high-profile cases.
Computer forensics is a branch of forensic science which deals with the application of investigative analysis
techniques on computers in order to retrieve and preserve evidence in a way that is legally admissible.
Androids have the ability to report the device’s location to online services, usually with high accuracy. Tracking your location history is very important to many android applications. Google Location History, if turned on, tracks the device’s location, sometimes at a minute by minute rate, with the best location measurements made from GPS if available. This data is then stored indefinitely on Google servers, and can be downloaded and analyzed by experts.
We can acquire user data from vehicles, and analyze the vast amount of data such as recent destinations, favorite locations, call logs, contact lists, SMS messages, etc., and even the navigation history of everywhere the vehicle has been (depending upon make and model of vehicle).
We can create custom maps of GPS data from various devices, including error ranges. Input can be in the form of driving routes, street addresses, or simple GPS coordinates from varying sources such as ankle bracelets, GPS tracking devices, vehicle navigation systems, EXIF data embedded in camera images, social media location metadata, cell phone location data, etc.
It is a common misconception that once a digital DVR system as “rolled over”, old data cannot be recovered. Even when the security DVR says the data you are looking for isn’t there, it very well could be. We can bypass DVR passwords and archaic menus to quickly extract evidence directly from the DVR hard drive. Even if the DVR was toasted in a fire, or destroyed by a subject, if the hard drive works, our process can recover the data.
The popularity of small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or Drones) has been surging for several years now among both hobbyists and professionals in a range of industries, producing stunning videography, and superb survey maps. But this growth has brought risks and threats as well. Malicious actors ranging from ISIS to drug cartels to local criminal organizations have also adopted these highly flexible and capable aircraft for their purposes.