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CA Court Rules Social Media Companies Can Be Compelled To Provide Defendants Some User Content

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On Thursday, May 24, 2018, California’s Supreme Court ruled that social media companies can be compelled to provide criminal defendants user content that is public. Many social media companies including Facebook have ignored requests arguing that federal law prevents the release of user content.

By |May 25th, 2018|Categories: Digital Privacy, Social Media|Comments Off on CA Court Rules Social Media Companies Can Be Compelled To Provide Defendants Some User Content

Bridgeport Man Found Not Guilty of Stratford Rape

 

A Bridgeport man, who spent nine and a half months in prison after a woman claimed he raped her in a Stratford motel, was found not guilty of the charges. Mr. Joseph’s defense team reported that the cell phone evidence recovered by IRIS LLC was a crucial part of the defense. […]

By |May 21st, 2018|Categories: Cell Phone Forensics, Investigations|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Bridgeport Man Found Not Guilty of Stratford Rape

Michael Skakel Wins At Connecticut Supreme Court, Conviction Vacated

The duty of the defense is to independently investigate and interview alibi witnesses is fundamental, but not always a given.  It takes a professional energetic and sometimes tenacious investigation by the defense team to be effective.  In our investigation we found that locating the alibi witness was routine procedure that should have […]

By |May 4th, 2018|Categories: Crime Scene Examination, Investigations|Comments Off on Michael Skakel Wins At Connecticut Supreme Court, Conviction Vacated

IRIS LLC Hosts Training for the CT Division of Public Defender Services

Thank you to everyone from the Connecticut Division of Public Defender Services who attended our latest digital forensics training seminar on Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Hartford, CT.  IRIS LLC Cellebrite Reports-Quick Start User Guide

It was a great opportunity to share our vision […]

By |April 16th, 2018|Categories: Cell Phone Forensics, Social Media, Training|Tags: , , |Comments Off on IRIS LLC Hosts Training for the CT Division of Public Defender Services

The Best Data Security and Identity Theft Prevention Methods for 2018

Learn how to take a proactive approach to data security and prevent becoming a victim in the first place.

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Hackers sought a $23,000 ransom after freezing a N.C. county’s website. They’re not getting it.

A county employee in North Carolina on Monday opened their inbox and clicked on a phishing email, inadvertently pulling up an attachment containing spyware and appearing to expose the county’s computer system to hackers overseas.  The […]

By |December 11th, 2017|Categories: Computer Forensics, Investigations|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Hackers sought a $23,000 ransom after freezing a N.C. county’s website. They’re not getting it.

Best Practices for Searching Social Media for Evidence

Researching the online publicly available presence of potential parties, witnesses, the scene, even your own client should be a routine practice.  It should follow the best practices, begin as soon as possible, be fully documented and be regularly monitored.

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By |December 5th, 2017|Categories: Computer Forensics, Investigations|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Best Practices for Searching Social Media for Evidence

Can Police Track You Through Your Cellphone Without A Warrant?

The U.S. Supreme Court confronts the digital age again on Wednesday when it hears oral arguments in a case that promises to have major repercussions for law enforcement and personal privacy.

At issue is whether police have to get a search warrant in order to obtain cellphone location information that is routinely collected […]

By |November 28th, 2017|Categories: Cell Phone Forensics, Investigations|Comments Off on Can Police Track You Through Your Cellphone Without A Warrant?