IT Group was instructed to forensically examine a laptop belonging to the Managing Director of a company after suspicions about his conduct with a supplier were raised following a noncompliance situation.
After years of speculation Apple finally announced that they were developing a new file system at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) last year. Aptly named the Apple File System (APFS), the latest development from Apple is continuing to raise heads and is being watched with interest by technology lovers, everyday iPhone users and forensic professionals alike.
Late in 2015, an Arkansas police officer was found dead after allegedly drowning in a colleague’s hot tub. Clues as to the true events behind the death began to unfold with the subsequent investigation: red-tinted water, swollen lips, and a bill for 140 gallons of water between 1:00am and 3:00am on the night of the incident. There’d been a murder.
Case Study: IT Group Complete Penetration Test and Find a School's Network and Systems to be Completely Insecure
IT Group was approached by a School who had found their IT systems to be infected with ransomware. This malware attack had, thankfully, not affected any student data, but had succeeded in encrypting all of the accounting files used to balance the school’s books and pay staff. The damage, while not business-crippling, had the potential to cause many issues that would cost both money and time to solve; luxuries that the education sector cannot afford.