Using Extended File Information (EXIF) File Headers in Digital Evidence Analysis

  title={Using Extended File Information (EXIF) File Headers in Digital Evidence Analysis},
  author={Paul Alvarez},
An obstacle in any Child Pornography (CP) investigation is the investigator’s ability to determine whether the pictures in question have been altered. Because of the court ruling in Ashcroft v. Free Speech, many agents are asked on the stand if they can prove the pictures they recovered were altered in any way. If the picture doesn’t match any known CP hashes, then it can be very difficult to prove they are untouched. One way an investigator may be able determine if a picture is authentic is… CONTINUE READING
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