Entries by Craig Wilson

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Character Encoding: A Quick Primer

Introduction to Character Encoding Understanding how Character Encoding works is an essential part of understanding digital evidence. It is part of the common core of skills and knowledge. A character set is a collection of letters and symbols used in a writing system. For example, the ASCII character set covers letters and symbols for English […]

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July Sale 30% Off Selected Products

30% Off All New Licences and Upgrades Until 31st July 2018, we are offering 30% OFF all online store orders for the following products: New Licences and Upgrades for NetAnalysis® / HstEx® New Licences for Blade® Standard New Licences for Blade® Professional We have reduced the price of the NetAnalysis® / HstEx® / Blade® Professional […]

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NetAnalysis® v2.8 and HstEx® v4.8 Released

Introduction This version of NetAnalysis® introduces support for two new browsers as well as adding support for the latest release versions of existing browsers which are already supported. Some notable new features include support for decrypting the logins and passwords from the latest Mozilla based browsers as well as processing Mozilla session and search engine […]

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Blade® v1.15 Released

Introduction We are pleased to announce the release of Digital Detective’s Blade® v1.15. This release brings a number of new data recovery profiles and fixes a licensing issue with some USB licence dongles. New Data Recovery Profiles We have created and added some new data recovery profiles for the extraction of the following data types: […]

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Blade® v1.14 Released

Introduction We are pleased to announce the release of Digital Detective’s Blade® v1.14. It has been a while since we have released a version of Blade®; this is because we have been working hard on developing Blade® v2. New Recovery Profiles In this release of Blade®, we have added 23 new recovery profiles: Microsoft Outlook […]

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NetAnalysis® v2.7 and HstEx® v4.7 Released

Introduction This version of NetAnalysis® introduces support for a number of new browsers as well as adding support for the latest release versions of existing browsers which are already supported. The major features for this version includes support for the changes to the latest Mozilla Firefox cache and favicons as well as adding support for […]

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NetAnalysis® v2.6 and HstEx® v4.6 Released

Introduction This version of NetAnalysis® introduces support for a number of new browsers as well as adding support for Chromium Simple Cache format used by a number of the mobile browsers. We have also added support for Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge Recovery Store, Tab Session, Travel Log, Roaming Tab Sessions and the detection of […]

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Blade® v1.13 Released

Introduction This version of Blade adds Intelli-Carve® support for the recovery of Portable Network Graphics (PNG) image files. It also fixes an issue where Blade® would not run if the licence was purchased over 12 months prior to the release date. For a full list of the changes made in this version, please see  Change […]

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NetAnalysis® v2.5 and HstEx® v4.5 Released

Introduction This release of NetAnalysis® brings support for some new browsers and new artefacts as well as adding support for the modified cache format in Mozilla Firefox. We have also added support for the new versions of the Microsoft Edge download object. New Browser Support We have added support for the following browsers: 360 Security […]

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NetAnalysis® v2.4 and HstEx® v4.4 Released

Introduction This release brings support for Google Chrome’s History Provider Cache and Network Action Predictors, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Edge Typed URLs and Bookmarking across the various supported Browsers. History Provider Cache The History Provider Cache is a binary file which contains the data used by Google’s HistoryQuickProvider (HQP). The HQP serves up autocomplete candidates […]