Mohammed Asseri

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Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools: Using Open Source Platform Tools for Performing Computer Forensics on Target Systems: Windows, Mac, Linux, Unix, etc 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

<i>Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools</i> is the definitive book on investigating and analyzing computer systems and media using open source tools. …

Video Forensics on Twitter: "Social media has security analysts worried http://t.co/qx9R4yLGFW http://t.co/fs7Al9avWU"

CSI Oxford: behind the scenes at Britain's top forensic lab

We're in a long – a very long – corridor. The overriding theme, colour-wise, is blue. Clean enough to be a hospital, except nothing is worn or in need of repair; all is pristine. Either side, set after set of swing doors. Security keypads.<p>On the doors, bright red and yellow notices: No Entry for …

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Deleted Snapchat photos recovered 'within days' by forensics company

Privacy in the digital world has taken another hit as engineers announced this week they were able to recover deleted files from the popular mobile photo-sharing application Snapchat.<p>Snapchat claims photos shared between its users are permanently deleted within 10 seconds of being received, but …

'Ads' Already Sneaking Their Way Onto Instagram

During Facebook‘s second-quarter earnings call in July, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Instagram would feature ads “when the right time comes.”<p>After last winter’s brouhaha over a change in Instagram’s terms of service (users objected to the possibility that their photos would be used in ads, and …

REPORT: New Zealand Police Used NSA PRISM Data To Nab Kim Dotcom

The documents reviewed by Keith Ng at On Point show that the police fed "selectors" to the country's Government Communications Security Bureau, which in turn fed them to a secret intelligence system (redacted) related to New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Great Britain, and the United …

Apple’s App Store Rankings Algorithm Changed To Consider Ratings, And Possibly Engagement

Apple may be testing changes to its iTunes App Store ranking algorithms, which see it taking into account app ratings and other new factors in the App Store Top Chart rankings. Whether or not the changes are more experimental in nature or indicative of a larger overhaul of how apps are ranked in …

Meet the algorithm that can spot and kill Twitterbots before they ever start spamming

There’s a war raging on the Twitter platform, and chances are you’re already part of it even if you don’t know it. It’s a war against the growing …

Google tightens Android app rules for device interference and in-game purchases

Google occasionally updates its Play Store rules to weed out inconsistent or shady behavior in Android apps, and we're witnessing one of its larger clean-ups today. The company's new guidelines more explicitly ban device interference: titles in the Play Store can't modify settings or other apps …

Justdelete.me Wants To Help You Pull The Plug On All Those Pesky Online Accounts

It’s tiring, isn’t it? Doing everything online, I mean. Everyday you log into services tailor-made for shopping, searching, sharing, watching, chatting, curating, reading, bragging — that’s a lot of places to keep your personal information, and no one could blame you if you wanted to try to pare …

AdBlock to Crowdfund Internet Ad Campaign

AdBlock, the company behind the AdBlock Chrome extension that block out Internet advertising, is going meta after it launched a crowdfunding initiative to raise a minimum of $25,000 for an advertising campaign of its own.<p>AdBlock has launched the Kickstarter/Indiegogo-style 30 day donation push to …

Don't want that mobile app to post to your Facebook? Now you have more control

Facebook has just announced a welcome feature for all its mobile users. Just like on the web proper, you can now accept and reject specific actions from any app that uses Facebook Login.<p>This isn’t totally new, but it will now be generally available, along with some welcome Login speed …

New Update For Find My iPhone Locks Out Non-Developers Without iOS 7 Beta [Update: Working Again]

<b>Update:</b> Reports say that the update is now working again, so go ahead and find those iPhones.<p>A new update for Apple’s Find My iPhone app seems to have been pushed out a little early: It changes the icon to a flatter design, which is more in keeping with iOS 7’s aesthetics. Unfortunately, it also …

‘iPhone 5S’ box photos making the rounds are certainly fake (updated)

<b>Update:</b> The creator of these images has spoken out on Twitter, confirming that he made them in Adobe Illustrator:<p>https://twitter.com/nate_0102/status/370632905304702976<p>Chinese site Tencent Digital [translated link] has posted photos of what they claim to be the iPhone 5S’s official packaging, as …

Unlocking your cellphone is still illegal, and the FCC still doesn't like it

Making cellphone unlocking legal may not be the hot-button issue it was earlier this year, after over 100,000 people signed a White House petition and prompted a response from President Obama. But the FCC wants phone companies, Congress, and phone users alike to remember that the issue is still far …

Facebook pays out $1M to people hacking it

In the last two years, Facebook has paid $1 million to 329 hackers for being able to find the holes Facebook’s own team just can’t see.<p>The Bug Bounty program launched two years ago in an effort to employ the talent being used in the smart, but underground hacker communities. These folks were likely …

Bitcoin suitcase eats your pocket change, spits out digital currency

Unless you're one of its many evangelists, you probably still don't own any Bitcoins, the math-based digital currency that's all the rage among hackers, free market libertarians, and crypto-anarchists alike. A group of tinkerers at the Def Con hacking conference in Las Vegas is trying to fix that …

Twitter boss personally apologises to female victims of abuse

The British head of Twitter, the micro-blogging social network, has issued a public apology to woman attacked by “trolls” on the site and promised to do more to prevent abuse.<p>Tony Wang, general manager of Twitter UK, posted a series of tweets today saying abuse was “simply not acceptable”, after …