Do Not Use Your IPhone For Crime, CSI's Have Lantern 2.0

Posted: Apr 28 2011, 1:35pm CDT | by , in News | Apple


Do not use your iPhone for Crime, CSI's have Lantern 2.0

Katana Forensics has a cool iOS forensic app. Here is a video that shows everything and more you have stored and done with your iPhone.

With the recent unveiling of how the iPhone stores location data, consumers got more vary about what their phone knows about them. And they should be. Sure Apple will release an iOS update to fix the obvious logging of location data, but it will be still there. As an avid CSI watcher you know how valuable the phones are for the forensics team. Gizmodo got the opportunity to briefly look at a government agencies only app called Lantern 2.0.

Lantern 2.0 form Katana Forensics is an iOS forensics solution that turns your iPhone inside out and organizes the data for investigators. Besides the obvious like SMS, mails and bookmarks the software also lists all cell towers used with longitude and latitude coordinates.
You can watch a brief 30 second video on Gizmodo showing how Sam Biddle's iPhone gets analyzed with Lantern 2.0

Why this is important to know:
Smartphones log your life. If you are suspect this can either give you and alibi or catch you red handed.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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