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After spending time researching Tinder and realizing how happy I was to not be dating, I wondered what electronic nuggets it left behind as one of the top dating apps. As a popular tool for dating, or “getting together,” it becomes a tool of connection for many people and a great way to link forensic data to different individuals

Though we use the word JTAG often as a verb or a noun to describe the mobile forensic method of extracting data from a phone, the term is really an acronym for the Joint Test Action Group.

I never would have thought that an App that allows for all of the random thoughts in your head to become public displays would become popular. Then I started looking into a new app called Whisper. This App creates an anonymous community of the chatter about the most random stuff.

As we enter the new year everyone would like to look forward at the trends of 2016 and beyond and how they will interact and affect the field of digital forensics. According to Gartner some of the technical trends for 2016 are:

Many digital investigators, students, academics, examiners and researchers would like to extend and enhance current proprietary forensic platforms. When the need arises to address new issues, handle special cases or to directly impact performance by unleashing multiple processing cores toward a specific problem, your control may be limited. In addition, you may want to develop a deeper understanding of how digital evidence is acquired, examined and analyzed and add some of your own twists to the art of cybercrime investigation.