Author Archives: Lee Reiber

Lee Reiber

About Lee Reiber

Pioneering mobile device forensic examiner, consultant and trainer, software development innovator and former LE officer with the Boise Police Department

Chasing Digital Device Tech

As everyone knows, mobile digital devices and the data contained on these devices is here to stay.  I do not think anyone ever thought a small mobile telephone would ever fade away, but the growth of the tech is another story.  I … Continue reading

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Mobile Forensics Investigation: A Guide to Evidence Collection, Analysis, and Presentation

After all of the requests to dump my brain into a book I finally listened producing MobileForensics Investigation: A Guide to Evidence Collection, Analysis, and Presentation. It is currently in most book outlets and also McGraw-Hill Education for pre-order since it will not … Continue reading

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iOS Timeline with CookieMonster

Giving a video/blog post a try.  Today, I am looking at the Cookies.binarycookies files contained within the Library/Cookies folder on iOS devices – generally in the Application folders. Many apps contain this file when utilizing their built in web browsers.  When … Continue reading

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Android Driver Problems Solved

Processing of an Android device with a solution running on a Windows computer can at times be difficult. Not because of windows, but because of the many different types of Android device profiles available. At last count there were over … Continue reading

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Burners and BackDoors

Throughout the evolution of mobile device examinations there has always been obstacles imposed by the carriers.  From locking a device’s USB port, to removing the ability of software to use development level protocols.  This is not a new tactic for … Continue reading

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Mobile Forensics and Today – Interview with James Howe

The Mobile Forensic Examiner welcomed James Howe to the show.  James is a forensic examiner in Columbus and says digital evidence from mobile devices is used in just about every case.  Furthermore, he says smart devices account for 90% of … Continue reading

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The Paradigm Shift

There is a shift in the force. Using a statement that most still understand, no matter what age group you might come from. This Paradigm Shift comes in the form of digital forensics, specifically mobile device forensics. Said simply enough, … Continue reading

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Training, Talks and Mobile Forensics – Interview with Glenn Baard

Today on the Mobile Forensic Examiner I spoke with Glenn Baard the CTO for PATC.  They not only train on mobile forensics but also still work forensic cases for many LE agencies that either do not have the tools, or … Continue reading

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Supreme Court, Mobile Devices and Forensics – With Tyler Clarke

Fantastic talk today with Tyler Clarke with Reno Police.  We spoke about the recent Supreme Court Decision, Mobile Forensics and where it is going, today’s digial data and much more.  I have to say speaking to Tyler made me want … Continue reading

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The Time Argument, Mobile Forensics

In the beginning there was a bit. The bit turned into a byte. That byte rapidly turned into a kilo. The kilo turned into a mega, the mega into a giga, and the giga into what we know today as … Continue reading

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