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Introduction Following on from the release of Digital Detective’s free DCode™ tool, we are compiling a series of blog posts explaining the various timestamp formats available in the new version. In this post, we are looking at Binary-Coded Decimal or BCD. Binary-Coded Decimal (BCD) Binary-Coded Decimal is a system for encoding decimal numbers as a […]

During a forensic examination, establishing a timeline of events is usually an important aspect of the analytical process; this may include establishing the manufactured date of a hard disk drive. In a data recovery scenario, this information may be relevant when attempting to identify donor drives for a head swap. Many hard disks have this […]

We are pleased to announce the release of Digital Detective’s DCode™ v5. This useful FREE application has been featured in numerous forensic books and papers over the years, and we have now had the opportunity to add some new features and bring it up to date. The software was designed to assist forensic examiners in […]