Digital hide and seek
Yuval Ben-Moshe looks at the part played by mobile digital forensics in identifying criminals, arresting them and bringing them to justice, and argues there is now nowhere to hide for terrorists and criminals
Mobile digital forensics is changing the way police forces and security agencies are approaching investigative processes. But criminals are evolving as well. The use of the Internet to commit crimes warrants an entirely different approach from investigators, as does the use of mobile phones to organise and execute sometimes very detailed criminal activity.
Police in the UK are fighting a two-front battle, however. On . . .