Mobile Phone Forensic Investigations

Datlabs Mobile Phone Forensic Services.

Mobile phones have developed to play an important role in business and everyday life,  consequently they store information that can be potentially useful in resolving crime and matters of dispute.  Datlabs digital forensic service portfolio includes mobile phones.

The forensic recovery and analysis of data stored on mobile phones can play a crucial role in determining outcomes in criminal and civil cases that come before a court or are matters of  dispute.  Such data however can only be used as evidence if it has been acquired in an unambiguous manner by a competent service provider such as Datlabs.

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Forensic Investigations.

Mobile phones are not stand-alone and synchronize with other resources,  transferring data to and from places that are not obvious at the outset. When dealing with a mobile phone forensic case  we need to consider a wider framework of circumstances.  These circumstances need to be identified and recorded covering how each specific device operates and what information the device may contain, such as calendars, communications, documents, activity, history, locations and apps.

Click on the link to find useful  information concerning the forensic treatment of devices that potentially store evidence in our Articles section. Here you will find guidelines as to the principles of digital evidence and the proof of facts in  legal proceedings .

Datlabs offers a comprehensive range of mobile phone forensic investigations, data recovery, analysis and reporting that involves a wide range of handset  product ranges, application and network data. Types of  information data that can be retrieved  includes:-

  • Calls and SMS text message history
  • Contacts information
  • Social media communication
  • Mobile internet browsing and search history
  • Photographs
  • Videos.
  • GPS and SatNav histories and cell-site analysis
  • Interactions with computers and other electronic devices
  • Data created by application downloads.
  • Audio Recordings.
  • Application Data.

Deleted data can potentially be recovered as well as data from damaged and/or faulty devices even where the user may have attempted to render the data inaccessable. The processes used to gain access to data in these and other scenarios would encompass logical, physical and chip-off extractions as appropriate, using the latest equipment, application, and techniques that go way beyond traditional plug-and-play approaches.

We have invested in a state of the art mobile device examination laboratory that uses cutting edge methods for extracting data from mobile phones and tablets, including the most widely used forensically sound solutions employed by law enforcement and the military and some that they don’t, or cannot implement due to lack of training and/or resources, such as JTAG and Chip-off. These advanced methods allow us access to the data on handsets others cannot reach – For example PIN locked BlackBerrys or phones that are inoperable due to by water exposure or physical damage. For more information regarding Mobile phone forensic investigations please see here mobile device forensics

Mobile Phone Forensic Investigations
  • Initial Consultation

    From the initial enquiry Dataclinic’s mobile device specialists will guide clients through the procedures and processes needed to uncover the data in question.

  • Data Preservation

    Dataclinic will collect your device and then ensure the necessary precautions are taken to preserve and protect the integrity and evidential value.

  • Data Acquisition / Recovery

    The latest industry standard applications and techniques will be employed to access and acquire the evidence data. If damaged or faulty, specialist processes will be conducted.

  • Data Analysis

    The data resulting from the aquisition or recovery processes will be examined, filtered and analysed to highlight its relevence and significance.

  • Reporting & Testimony

    The client will be provided with a report of the relevent data revealed in a clear and easy to follow form. Extra documents such as a Section 9 and MG11 statements can be provided.

Typical Mobile Phone Forensic Investigations Involve:-

  • Driving offences
  • Drug crime
  • Fraud
  • Partner Infidelity + Divorce
  • Malicious communication
  • Cyber bullying
  • Illicit Surveillance.
  • Revenge pornography
  • Video incidents
  • Child protection
  • Public Order
  • Defamation
  • Employment
  • Identity or IP theft
  • Hate crime
  • Location tracking