Author Archives: Lee Reiber

About Lee Reiber

Vice President of Mobile Forensic Solutions at AccessData, Mobile Forensics Inc, Former LE Officer with the Boise Police Department, cellphone forensic researcher and innovator.

The Forensic Snake: Using Python to Squeeze the Mobile Device

When I started my pilgrimage into mobile forensics, I did so with the goal of providing the law enforcement community with the tools and training that would assist investigators in extracting relevant data from cell phones. Back then, mobile forensics … Continue reading

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Building a Solution to Today’s Problem: Mobile Device Application Overload

Crime today is no longer confined to the streets. Crimes are increasingly committed in a cyber-world. Looking back, I recalled patrolling the streets as a young officer in a Pacific Northwest city, and responding to calls for service involving domestic … Continue reading

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The Failing “Find Evidence Button”

It has been quite evident during my R&D to develop a better solution to combat the rapidly changing dynamic of smart device collections one critical observation. The days of quick and dirty forensics is over. This theme resonated at this … Continue reading

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Mobile Device and Social Media Raise Your Hand

As I travel and speak at various venues on social media applications and mobile devices I always open up with a question to the audience. Typically the audience is of the type that uses Electronically Stored Information (ESI) to help … Continue reading

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What’s Up With Whatsapp

WhatsApp Messenger is a cross platform mobile application which allows you to exchange messages without paying for SMS. This information is taken from www.whatsapp.com that also describes that the application can be used on the iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows … Continue reading

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Modern day hieroglyphs.

Depending on the age of the person using SMS messaging or receiving SMS messaging you may know what an emoji is.  If you do no know what an emjoi is let me give you first the description/definition and some examples. … Continue reading

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iLogical Support

  AccessData’s MPE+ added not only support for iOS7 but enhanced the iDevice support with the new iLogicalâ„¢ selection. Prior to the 5.4 release a user had to select the manufacturer as well as the make when conducting a collection … Continue reading

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MDM and the Corporate Shield

The corporate environment of today is reliant on the mobility of the team members. By mobility I mean the team must be attached to every member all the time, at a moments notice. In order to maintain this connectivity the … Continue reading

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Validation and MDF Tools

At every speaking event I make sure to let the attendees know that there is not a one tool solution when it comes to MDF (mobile device forensics). I always add, “if a company says they are the only solution … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone Examiner + with versatile image support

In @Accessdata MPE+ you now have the ability to import many different image types. Not only can you import any Accessdata AD1 files you can import compressed folders, TAR, DD, YAFFS, YAFFS2, EXT (all flavors), FAT, IPD and what I … Continue reading

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