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    The University of New Haven has set up what it envisions to be the major hub to connect cyber forensics teams the world over: the Artifact Genome Project. Artifacts are traces of digital history that could tell investigators a story of crime.
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    Prehistoric ancestors creating human hand stencils in caves 40,000 years ago can now be identified as male or female with more than 90 percent accuracy.
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    University of Liverpool
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    By pinging a targeted cell phone, the Stingray mimics a cell phone tower and forces the phone to send back a signal. By calculating the strength of the signal, authorities pinpointed the location of the targeted cellphone. Once there, they found the alleged drug dealer asleep in his bed. After finally consenting to a search of his home, authorities found the narcotics, three digital scales, and empty zip lock bags.
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    As Republicans and Democrats eagerly watched and waited, the Federal Bureau of Investigation combed through tens of thousands of emails sent and received by a U.S. presidential candidate. Investigators scoured servers and individual devices for actions that negligently or purposefully put the nation’s top-secret information at risk.
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    Nearly a decade ago, Solid State drives (SSD) revolutionized computer storage, bringing to the table blazing fast access speeds, low power consumption, and absence of moving parts. Along with these benefits, consumers saw severely restricted lifespan. An older SSD could only withstand so much wear before it would start losing memory. A limited number of write cycles still remains a limitation today. By this day, we still have to cope with the same limitations thanks to the ever shrinking manufacturing process and the invention of new types of NAND cells (namely TLC cells that can keep 3 bits of information per physical cell instead of 2 bits in MLC and a single bit in SLC cells).
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    Yuri Gubanov, Oleg Afonin