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New 'Beagle' tool will sniff out email fraud


Law enforcement investigators who are organizing their calendars for 2019 might want to make a note for sometime this summer to look for information on Beagle … an open-source software tool that developers say will help with analytics and email investigations. Developed as part of a doctoral dissertation for Jay Koven, an engineering graduate student at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, Beagle is a “visual analytics tool that dramatically speeds up forensic email investigations and highlights critical links within email data” that can be used to “trace the trail of email scammers,” according to a November 2018 press release from the university.

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