Join our Android forensics webinar (Thu 9 April 2pm BST)

Although our classroom might be temporarily closed, we’re working hard to deliver content that our customers and the wider community can access. We will be hosting a Zoom webinar on Thursday April 9th at 2pm British Summer Time entitled: “Understanding Android Location Services & Adoptable Storage” which we hope will allow attendees to examine Android […]

Successful pilot courses for Mobile Device Repair

With our first Mobile Device Repair training course scheduled to run w/c 11th May 2020, we’re delighted with the smooth running of two back-to-back pilot courses for a law enforcement customer. Over the two courses in Leeds, sixteen delegates learned how to: Troubleshoot damaged devices to identify underlying faults Determine whether a potential repair was […]

Control-F COVID-19 update

The coronavirus outbreak is affecting people and businesses worldwide. Neither Control-F nor its staff are immune to that (although that would be nice) and we thought it would be helpful to explain how the ever-evolving situation is affecting how we serve our customers. We have postponed some courses which were scheduled for the coming weeks. […]

Giving something back

If you’ve attended training at our Wyboston Lakes facilities over recent months you may have noticed our featured charity noticeboard just outside the classroom. Each quarter Control-F makes a donation to a charity selected by a staff member. We try and select smaller charities where our donation might make more of an impact. This year […]

New Mobile Device Repair training for 2020

  Repairing evidential mobile devices has never been more important. Device encryption may hamper physical extraction methods such as chip-off and direct eMMC and therefore it has become increasingly important for digital forensic units to be able to repair evidential exhibits in-house. We’re delighted to announce details, dates and pricing for our new Mobile Device […]

Recovering “boot looping” Samsung devices

Are you experiencing issues with Samsung devices becoming stuck in a “boot loop” and never progressing past the Samsung logo when starting up? Commercial forensic tools sometimes experience problems when attempting to perform lock bypass and/or physical extractions of Samsung devices and these issues can result in the examiner being unable to boot the device […]

Extra Foundation in Mobile Phone Forensics course date added

Due to increased demand for places, we have added an extra Foundation in Mobile Phone Forensics course into our schedule, running 18-22 March. This 4½ day course is designed for staff starting out in mobile device forensics and prepares them for undertaking evidential casework. In the words of two delegates from our September 2018 course: […]

Squeezing even more out of your training budget

Our next Demystifying Hex Data course runs 4-7 March and we’re offering a special incentive to those who want to recover more evidence from apps and physical extractions. If you book one delegate place on the March course at full price, you will be entitled to book a place for a colleague at half price. […]

Book 2019 courses at 2018 prices

For the first time in 4 years, our prices will be increasing in January 2019. The price rise applies to bookings received after December 31st 2018. You can still book courses taking place in 2019 at our current prices by submitting your booking forms before January 1st 2019. Although the cost of purchasing a new […]

New training tackles Android locks and encryption

Learn how to safely root current Samsung Android models as well as bypassing locks & Full Disk Encryption (FDE) on our new Defeating Android Locks & Encryption training course

Hex analysis training is back on the menu

Our new Demystifying Hex Data training course will help you get to grips with hex, Endian-ness, regular expressions and more.

Over 140 ‘direct eMMC’ pinout schematics on

We developed to provide clear and tested pinout diagrams for direct eMMC dumping of locked, damaged and unsupported Android and Windows devices, satnavs, Chromebooks and more.