Author Archives: Jonathan Zdziarski

About Jonathan Zdziarski

Respected in his community as an iOS forensics expert, Jonathan is a noted security researcher, penetration tester, and hacker. Author of many books ranging from machine learning to iPhone hacking and software development, Jonathan frequently trains many federal and state law enforcement agencies in digital forensic techniques and assists law enforcement and the military in high profile cases. Jonathan is also inventor on several US patent applications, father of DSPAM and other language classification technology, and an App Store developer. All opinions expressed on this website are the author's own. Follow Jonathan on Twitter: @JZdziarski

Professional Looking Portraits in a Rush

On the way back from Martha’s Vineyard, Jess and I stopped at a restaurant near Cedarville, MA named the Rye Tavern. It’s up near the Miles Standish forest. In fact, the¬†restaurant itself is in the middle of a forest, and … Continue reading

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What to Photograph When There’s Nothing to Photograph

My wife and I spent the weekend in Martha’s Vineyard for the second time this year, which is a large island off the coast of MA. So large, that it probably should be called a land mass rather than an … Continue reading

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Interested in Teaching

I already teach a number of law enforcement classes, but I would be particularly interested in teaching some college students (or even high school kids). If you work or study at a university in New England and want me to … Continue reading

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TrueCrypt.org May be Compromised

Today, a new version of TrueCrypt (7.2) was pushed to SourceForge, and the TrueCrypt.org website was replaced with an incredibly suspicious page recommending users cease all use of TrueCrypt and use tools such as Bitlocker. The TrueCrypt maintainers have not … Continue reading

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Cabin on the Fjord

Every once in a while, I like to go back into the archives and pull out a photo I think I can really make shine. My work flow has improved significantly in the past months (as has my photography), and … Continue reading

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How Much Gear Crams into a ThinkTank?

I must give ThinkTank credit for their StreetWalker HD backpack. I was shocked at just how much gear¬†you can cram in with a little creativity. In addition to ThinkTank’s fantastic warranty and customer service, they make one heck of a … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not “Troubled” by Lockett’s Botched Execution

The President expressed troubling concern over Clayton Lockett’s botched execution, which left the poor thing writhing in pain before he died of a heart attack. While the President may sympathize with a convicted murderer and rapist, I don’t, and neither … Continue reading

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A Major Supreme Court Ruling on its Way

I recently gave an interview with Forbes discussing the technical implications of a case recently heard by the Supreme Court about warrantless mobile phone searches. The technical reasons for not allowing this to go on are many, including the most … Continue reading

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Low Country Sunset

The South Carolina low country is one of the most laid back places on Earth. I happened upon this small patch of marsh land on my way back to the hotel in Folly Beach, SC. A man and his two … Continue reading

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Why They Make Magenta Filters

Well, not really. But this is really cool. This is what a magenta filter can do for your landscape photo; same time of day as the blue dawn photo, but now given a gorgeous purple and orange cast. Of course, … Continue reading

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