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  1. Harm van Beek appointed Endowed Professor of Digital Forensics

    The Executive Board of the Open Universiteit has appointed Harm van Beek as Professor of Digital Forensics in the Faculty of ...

    News item | 19-06-2024 | 15:29

  2. European project EXFILES hacks the latest cryptophones

    Hacking cryptophones. That is what the European project EXFILES is all about. Not only various law enforcement agencies, but also ...

    News item | 14-08-2023 | 06:00

  3. NFI helps keep open-source software up to date in order to hack cryptophones

    Criminals frequently use cryptophones to communicate. In order to obtain access to confiscated cryptophones, one of the things ...

    News item | 12-07-2023 | 09:37

  4. The NFI studies the reliability of building level (floor) registration in iPhones for crime reconstruction purposes

    A deadly stabbing incident on the third floor of an enclosed flat building in The Hague. And a suspect denying any and all ...

    News item | 17-05-2023 | 08:00

  5. NFI Science Fair: young scientists present promising forensic innovations

    How can digital traces on a smartphone or smartwatch assist crime reconstruction? Does the packaging in which evidence such as ...

    News item | 15-05-2023 | 08:00

  6. The NFI and AUAS are using glow-in-the-dark sand to study the behaviour of glass fragments in criminal cases

    NFI experts conduct scientific research to help solve complex forensic issues using innovations. Sometimes, the solution is ...

    News item | 06-04-2023 | 08:00

  7. Identification of unidentified deceased persons now possible through distant relatives

    Genealogical DNA testing helps find answers when identifying unidentified deceased persons, such as WWII victims. This involves ...

    News item | 22-03-2023 | 08:00

  8. The chemical composition of drugs reveals the secrets of producers and smugglers

    The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) is partnering up with the University of Amsterdam (UvA), the Dutch National Police, the ...

    News item | 21-03-2023 | 12:49

  9. ‘Knives are getting bigger every day, we’re shocked by what we see’

    The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) is worried about the prevalence of knife possession amongst minors. Over the past two ...

    News item | 14-03-2023 | 11:49

  10. New NFI and University of Amsterdam methods for recognizing deepfakes

    Deepfakes, manipulated videos, can no longer be ignored. From fake applications, people who enter into discussion with companies ...

    News item | 12-12-2022 | 15:45