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Connecting MacBook using Thunderbolt extension module

Last week we released Atola Insight Forensic 4.9, which includes Thunderbolt extension module. This extension provides Insight users with the capability to image, calculate hash and perform other forensically sound operations on all generations of MacBooks. This guide will explain how to connect a MacBook to Insight using Thunderbolt extension. Extension and cables Thunderbolt extension […]

Atola Insight Forensic 4.9 – Thunderbolt extension

We are delighted to announce the release of Atola Insight Forensic 4.9! With this release we introduce our new Thunderbolt extension module, which will enable forensically sound imaging and other operations on all generations of MacBooks. The full list of Atola Insight Forensic 4.9 changes can be found here: Atola Insight Forensic Changelog. Supported interfaces […]

Comparing hashes of source and target to find modified data

So you have a Source evidence drive and its image on a different device, and you have a record that their hash values were identical in the past. If you get a different hash value when you calculate the hash of the target now, it could be due to hardware failure, or because the device […]

Case Management: Print reports from a case

Insight’s Case Management system includes flexible printing functionality. To print a report click the Print link in the case’s Home page. In the Print Case History window you get all the reports listed, sortable by date or by reported operation. It is possible to tick just some of the reports or select all reports in […]

Calculating MD5 and SHA1 hashes of an existing E01 file

It is not uncommon that source evidence drives and their images may be involved in a long-running investigation case or wait to be presented in court for months or even years. Data stored on hard drives or image files may get corrupt over time. That is why an investigator may need to ensure the integrity […]