Fighting Fentanyl with Data: How Law Enforcement is using Mobile Data to Combat the Opioid Crisis

This year, much of the conversation surrounding the growing opioid epidemic in the United States has centered on drug manufacturers and distributors. In October, four large drug companies reached a $260 million legal settlement with two Ohio counties over the crisis. Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson reached a similar agreement with Ohio state prosecutors earlier …

Everything you ever wanted to ask about Checkm8 and Checkra1n

What’s Checkm8? Checkm8 is an exploit (program exploiting OS or hardware vulnerabilities) aimed at obtaining access to the execution of its own software code at the earliest stage of iOS device loading. What makes it stand out? The richness, and honestly the hype, surrounding Checkm8 is that the vulnerability, which it is based, cannot be …

WhatsApp Forensics

With more than 1.5 billion users and 5.5 billion messages per day, WhatsApp is without a doubt the most popular messenger in the world. All messages sent using WhatsApp have end-to-end encryption, meaning they are unreadable if intercepted by anyone, including law enforcement and WhatsApp itself. More importantly, WhatsApp communications are never stored on the …