About MD5

Founded in 2003 by a former Head of the Digital Forensics Unit of the National Crime Squad, MD5 LTD is a UK leading provider of Digital Forensic & eDiscovery services. Our digital investigation services are widely used by various organisations including corporate businesses, law enforcement and government agencies, the legal sector, forensic accountants and insolvency practitioners.


MD5’s forensic laboratory continues to investigate the business world’s ever-changing digital environment. Our ISO 17025 accreditation

9359 Schedule of ISO 17025 Accreditation (Click to view) emphasises our expert’s ability to discover reliable evidence from the investigation of Computers, Mobile Devices, Cloud Data and Internet activity.


Our Services  


  • Computer Forensics
  • Mobile Phone Forensics
  • Social Media Forensics
  • eDisclosure (eDiscovery)
  • eForensics
  • On Site Search and Seizure
  • Cell Site Analysis
  • Data recovery
  • Software Development
  • VFC Triage Service

Software Development

Since 2007 our most successful software product, VFC, has been adopted and used Internationally by organisations such as the NCA, HMRC, Interpol, FBI;,US Department of Homeland Security, Australian Federal Police and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.


Data Safeguarding

MD5’s Information Security system is accredited to the ISO 27001 standard. The security of our premises and IT infrastructure is regularly vetted by Metropolitan Police and other law enforcement agencies to ensure that we comply with their strict security requirements.


Secure Premises
Secure Infrastructure
All Staff SC Cleared


Data Security

ISO 27001 Certification for Data Security and Cyber Essentials Plus ensure that our cyber security systems have been tested by an external certifying body to the highest standards.