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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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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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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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Introduction This version of Blade adds Intelli-Carve® support for the recovery of Zip Archive based files and OLE2 compound based files. It includes a stand-alone version of our DataDumper tool for extracting data sub-sets and an updated Jump List deconstructor. For a list of the changes made in this version, please see Change Log v1.12. […]

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We are pleased to announce the release of Blade® v1.11. This release of Blade® brings some new features and a performance enhancement. The following is a brief summary of the new features: Upgraded the extraction engine for performance increase Maximum file recovery size increased from 400 MiB to 8 GiB Added 3 new recovery profiles Fixed […]

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We are pleased to announce the release of Blade® v1.10. This release of Blade® was unfortunately delayed during the development of NetAnalysis® v2 and HstEx® v4. We have been working hard over the past few months and are pleased to announce the release of Blade® v1.10. This release fixes a number of outstanding issues and […]

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Introduction to Blade® v1.9 We are pleased to announce the release of Blade v1.9.   This release of Blade® brings a number of fixes and some great new features.  This is the first release of Blade® to have evaluation capabilities which allow the user to test and evaluate our software for 30  days. When Blade™ is installed […]

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Introduction We have been asked a few times recently about our new USB dongle licence option. The USB dongle licence is a small hardware device that plugs into a USB port on a host computer to provide licence information to our software. Software licences stored on USB hardware offer a more flexible licence solution than […]

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Introduction to Blade® v1.8 This release of Blade has a number of new features and improvements.  We have added 8 new Data Recovery Profiles to the Global Recovery Database, as well as releasing some new Professional Modules.  We have released a new 3GP/MPEG-4/ISO Base Media Format Intelli-Carve® Recovery Profile for the recovery of MP4/3GP video files.  […]

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Introduction Not so long ago, one email client which increased in popularity (particularly amongst paedophiles) in the United Kingdom was that provided with America Online (AOL). Email extraction and analysis causes significant problems for digital forensic examiners. Almost all of the forensic software designed for extracting email is tailored for dealing with mail-store files which are intact.  This means that […]