Digital forensic investigation in the age of ChatGPT
Authors: Scanlon, Mark; Nikkel, Bruce and Geradts, Zeno
Publication Date: March 2023
Publication Name: Forensic Science International: Digital Investigation, Volume 44,, Number umber of the beneficial use cases and associated risks for the technology in digital forensic investigation., Pages 301543,
Large Language Models (LLMs), e.g., BERT, GPT-3, GPT-4, LLaMA, etc., have gained public notoriety in recent months with the advent of OpenAI's ChatGPT. Since its public launch in November 2022, professionals across a broad range of disciplines have evaluated its potential implications and disruptions to their respective fields. Schools and universities the world over are discussing the implications of ChatGPT for the trustworthiness of student assignment and exam submissions e and many have already opted to return to traditional pen and paper examinations. This editorial outlined a number of the beneficial use cases and associated risks for the technology in digital forensic investigation.