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New Line of Faraday Bags Blocks Wiping of Criminal Digital Evidence
Mission Darkness Faraday Bags Block "Difficult" 5th Generation Device Signals
By: MOS Equipment
About Faraday Bags and Digital Forensics
Criminal forensics is a field that perpetually requires the use of cutting-edge technology and techniques. In today's world, the focus of many criminal investigations is the evidence found on digital devices, whether that be phones, tablets, or laptops. These devices typically paint a broad perspective on the surreptitious activity of their users, so they remain pivotal to nearly any investigation where they're recovered.
The investigators that recover and analyze digital information rely on an arsenal of hardware and software tools to help accomplish their work. One such tool is the faraday bag, a specialized product that blocks radio frequency signals. To prevent the possibility of criminals remote wiping their devices, remote locating investigators, or generally tampering with digital evidence, devices are placed inside of faraday bags to prevent signal transmission or receipt.
Many faraday bags exist in the market, but not all perform equally. The problem remains that as cell phone signal strength increases and Wi-Fi routers become stronger, faraday bags lose their ability to shield effectively. MOS Equipment founder, Ryan Judy explains,
"It's relatively easy to shield GPS, RFID and other lower-power wireless technologies, but shielding latest generation cell signals and Wi-Fi technologies is not trivial. When dealing with critical digital evidence it's imperative that devices remain unaltered. Our new line of faraday bags not only shields latest gen devices, they offer features that agencies and operatives have been asking for."
About MOS Equipment:
MOS Equipment, a Santa Barbara, Ca company offers radio frequency shielding products designed and built by digital forensics industry veterans. With a customer-first mindset, the company brings true innovation and dedicated service to the law enforcement and military products industry. Visit www.mosequipment.com to learn more.