IoT: The Investigator’s Goldmine

The world of IoT (Internet of Things) is growing at an exponential rate. Coffee machines, thermostats, AC vents, door locks…everything you touch has been or can be converted to Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.  This can make a digital investigation difficult because forensically imaging IoT devices, with their growing varieties and formats, … Read More

Blockchain Data Mining by Police

Cryptocurrency, particularly bitcoin, first came into the spotlight largely in part due to its relation with illegal drug transactions over the Darknet. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has revealed they are now tracking transactions on the blockchain made by illegal drug traffickers attempting to cover their trail through … Read More

Data Breach Strikes Nissan Finance

Nissan Canada Finance recently began contacting 1.13 million current and former customers of a data breach that potentially led to the unauthorized access of personal information. The data breach includes customers of INFINITI Financial Services Canada. Nissan began notifying the potentially affected customers in mid-December 2017 after discovering the breach … Read More

Encrypted Messaging App Linked to Failed Turkish Coup

In July 2016 a portion of the Turkish military attempted a coup to destroy the government and remove President Erdogan from power. After the coup was countered, the Turkish government labeled Muhammed Fethullah Gülen as the leader of the attempted coup. The Turkish intelligence agency investigated the origins of the … Read More

Improve Your Digital Privacy: A Simple Guide

Nearly every week there seems to be a newsworthy data compromise. Normal means of messaging such as through texts, email, and social media sites are no longer the safest forms of communication. Businesses worried about proprietary information being stolen, or individuals passing along sensitive information should not have to worry … Read More

Your Child’s Information is Potentially Being Stolen

Sarahah has quickly risen to the top of the App Store in multiple countries. The social media app allows for friends and strangers alike to send anonymous messages to a user. Sarahah’s largest fanbase is with teenagers. Touting its high level of privacy, the app has become popular both for … Read More