Technology

No More “Dusting for Prints”

Bill Siuru, Ph.D., PE Fingerprints and forensic evidence found at the scene of a crime are two of the most valuable ways to identify a suspect and solve crimes. Current methods for capturing latent fingerprints require physical contact which can possibly damage or destroy the fingerprint, or risk contaminating or destroying the DNA information contained in the fingerprints. Another problem is locating blood spots, gunshot residue and body fluids at the crime scene or on items taken from the scene…

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Cellebrite Unlocks the Apple® iOS 11 Operating System

Bill Siuru, Ph.D., PE Smartphones, such as the Apple iPhone®, the Samsung Galaxy and other similar devices, are found everywhere today and are used by an immense segment of the population around the world. It is estimated that over 90 percent of American adults use cell phones which store detailed information about their lives, relationships and daily habits. Unfortunately, this includes those involved in criminal enterprise, terrorism, drug and human trafficking, and other nefarious activities. Forensic retrieval of the data…