Mozilla Firefox Forensics: Part 4 Firefox (version 16.0.2) typically includes twelve SQLite databases, each of which performs a different function such as to store bookmarks, cookies, places visited, searches, and so forth.
Mozilla Firefox Forensics: Part 3 The majority of potential forensic information from Firefox does not reside in the Windows Registry, but rather in two directories located in the individual User account(s).
Defining AFIS Requirements Clearly defining your workflow and specifying your system requirements will ensure you get the Automated Fingerprint Identification System your agency needs.
Case Study: India’s Criminal AFPIS Solution Police departments in seven Indian states have solved more than 500 crimes with a biometric system that links fingerprint and palmprint collection at crime scenes with district databases in real-time, providing almost instantaneous biometric matching and identification results.
The New Eyewitness Forensic DNA Phenotyping—predicting a person’s appearance by analyzing crime scene samples with suitable DNA markers—is a nascent science. But the potential exists. The scientific work just needs to be done.
Forensic Art The case of an unidentified girl illustrates forensic reconstruction techniques. Learning about the science, facial features, muscles, proportions, different races, interviewing skills, composite drawings, skull reconstructions, and how gravity affects the deceased are all important to successful reconstructions.
Crime Scene Bugs By studying the types of bugs present at the scene and their stage of development, forensic entomologists can estimate the time of death, and in many cases, determine if the body was moved or disturbed and whether the deceased person had ingested drugs.