Uncovering Unauthorised Remote Access: A Digital Forensics Case Study

A case study on work that Notion Digital Forensics have completed. Notion Digital Forensics was approached by a customer who had concerns that their IT managed service provider (MSP) was accessing commercially sensitive information without explicit consent. The customer was not sure if the MSP was taking commercially sensitive information without their consent. Background of […]

Digital Forensics Investigation Helps Business Partners Resolve Alleged Breach Event

Notion Digital Forensics was engaged by a multinational technology company to investigate an alleged breach of their systems, in which a private key from a server certificate was publicly shared by unknown parties. The government department they were working with believed that the technology company could have disclosed the key (either by accident or cyber […]

Stopping the spread of a sophisticated spear phishing attack

Notion Digital Forensics faced a cyber emergency involving a customer of an IT Managed Service Provider (MSP). The customer was a professional services business, whose head of marketing had their email compromised by a sophisticated spear phishing scam. The professional services firm’s Microsoft Office 365 account was copied, and thousands of business contacts were extracted. […]

Joint Rapid Ransomware Response and Recovery Operation for an Australian Business

A complex Australian business fell victim to a ransomware attack, which halted their production. They also had some uncertainty about how effective their backups were. Notion Digital Forensics was contacted to provide guidance and expertise, working alongside the company’s IT teams, MSP (Managed Service Provider), and MSSP (Managed Security Service Provider) to quickly recover from the incident.

Case Study: Unmasking an Anonymous Defamer on Facebook

In the age of social media, businesses face numerous challenges, including the potential for anonymous online defamation. In this case study, our client, a medium-sized contractor company, fell victim to defamatory comments posted by an anonymous Facebook account. The challenge was to uncover the identity of the account operator without engaging in a potentially international […]

Investigating Potential Intellectual Property Theft: A Digital Forensics Case Study in a High-Tech Manufacturing Company

This case study discusses a high-tech manufacturing company’s allegation of unauthorised taking of valuable company designs by an employee during a company restructure. The employee’s laptop was requested for forensic examination, revealing attempts to erase data and tamper with the device’s date settings. Objective The primary objective was to investigate whether the employee had indeed […]

Identifying Financial Fraud and Tracing a Rogue Business Partner – a case study

A successful chain of small businesses in regional New South Wales discovered a significant amount of money missing from their company bank account. The rogue business partner responsible for the missing funds fled the country, leaving behind his company laptop. Notion Digital Forensics was engaged to forensically examine the laptop for any useful information to […]

Whale phishing: Commercial litigator attacked in a sophisticated phishing attack

A boutique commercial litigation law firm received a suspicious email that appeared to be a court order. Aware of the prevalence of phishing attacks targeting law firms, they asked Notion Digital Forensics for an opinion on the email. The goal was to determine the legitimacy of the email and assess potential risks to the firm’s […]