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Case Brief A Blackberry Bold 9790 mobile phone was submitted by the client in an attempt to explain the disappearance of a young man. The handset was found in the sea at the foot of a cliff. The IMEI number of the phone identified that it had belonged to the missing person. The handset had […]


Case Brief Two Nokia 105 (2017) mobile phones were submitted by the client in relation to Drugs offences. Both handsets had been intentionally snapped in half by the owner in attempt to stop the client gaining access to the data. It was not possible to power the handsets on or perform forensic extractions in the […]


MD5 Ltd recovered crucial text messages and other information from a Blackberry Bold 9790 which had been submersed in salt water for several weeks. The device was submitted in an attempt to explain the disappearance of a young man. The handset was found in the sea at the foot of a cliff and was in […]


Full Extraction from a fake ‘Apple iPhone 7 Plus’ An Apple iPhone 7 Plus was submitted to MD5 LTD for examination. Upon further examination, it was determined the model was a ‘fake’ MTK Android device. Several factors alluded to the device being a fake including, but not limited to: The handset identification on the rear […]


Live Online Demonstration of All Features of VFC On the 6th, 7th and 8th February 2018, MD5 will be holding a series of hour-long webinars, offering customers the opportunity to see all features¹ of VFC – new and old – demonstrated and explained live. Our Sales Manager, Iain Nash, will be giving the demonstrations. 6th February: 14:00 & […]


Using VFC to aid Financial Investigations MD5 often have to find alternative ways to extract key case evidence. In this instance, one of our analysts used our proprietary software product, VFC, alongside our eForensics solution. This allowed us to deliver a truly bespoke solution for one of our customers. We wanted to share the idea in […]


Birmingham Litigation Lawyers learn about Mobile Phone Evidence MD5 gave a presentation on Monday 30th October 2017 to the Birmingham Litigation Lawyers on what evidence mobile phones contain and the sophisticated techniques our mobile phone team have devised to extract it. For further information, please Contact Us now for your free no obligation quotation.


MD5 attends GDPR Conference | Cyber Security EU 2017 The Cyber Security Europe 2017 conference at the Salem Chapel Auditorium 13-15, Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ delivered by Agenci and hosted by AQL in their super-secure premises in central Leeds. An impressive and unusual thrust stage, suspended on a Perspex floor above a seriously impressive server-rack. […]


MD5 attends Techno Security & Forensics Investigations Conference in San Antonio, Texas 2017 The Annual International Techno Security & Forensics Investigations Conference at the Hyatt Regency in San Antonio, Texas on the 18 – 20 September 2017. Consequently, this was a great opportunity to meet new and existing customers of Virtual Forensic Computing (VFC). MD5 gave an hour long presentation […]


Flash Memory Chip Removal – Vodafone (ZTE) Smart Prime 7 (VFD 600) MD5 LTD examined a pattern locked Vodafone (ZTE) Smart Prime 7 (VFD 600) belonging to a deceased owner. We were able to recover data via Flash Memory Chip Removal. The device was disassembled and the Flash Memory Chip was removed from the device […]


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