Forensic Video Analysis: Distortions in Secondary Recordings

Sometimes the only video evidence available for a case is a secondary recording of the original video. “Secondhand” video evidence is a recording of a video playback on another device’s…

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Confirming Crash Times with Dashcam Audio

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Dashcams have become indispensable tools for drivers and can often provide crucial evidence in the event of an accident.  However, not all dashcams timestamp the videos, which can pose significant…

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The (Not So) Mysterious Secrets of Metadata

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Metadata, the mysterious “data about data.” But it doesn’t need to be so mysterious. And in forensics, metadata can be a helpful tool. The metadata of a file is a…

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Investigating Stolen Jewelry via Facebook Groups and eBay

Digital platforms are not just for social interaction.  Tech savvy users are finding creative ways to leverage platforms like Facebook for solving crimes and resolving legal disputes.  Netflix’s 2019 Don’t…

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