As dependence on Smartphones continues to grow, the amount of messaging applications continues to expand as well. And these messaging applications can contain evidence in crimes ranging from murder to kidnapping and human trafficking. In this training session, we will examine how these applications are commonly being used by children and teens in crimes involving school bullying, harassment and intimidation. In this webinar the attendee will be introduced to many different messaging applications and the various way evidence can be collected for each of them, and ultimately how it can be used to assist in making schools safer.
Investigating Messaging applications:
What applications are currently being used
KIK, WhatsApp, TextMe, Text Plus, Text Free, Facebook messenger
How does each of the applications work
Where evidence can be located
What can be recovered forensically
What tools are currently supporting each of the applications?
A hands-on demonstration of what can be obtained from each
Tips about important files that may contain evidence
What can be obtained from the server
Examples of search warrant wording
What information is stored by the server
What data is available with a warrant?
What data is available with consent?
During the webinar, instruction will be given on how to download a copy of the instructor’s PowerPoint as well as additional resource materials pertaining to the topic.