We all love messaging and using IMs on our smartphones to stay in touch with our friends and family. We use various mobile apps like WhatsApp to IM without having to pay for SMS and this lead to the popularity of this famous app. WhatsApp is a cross-platform mobile […]
First Responder’s Guide to Computer Forensics – CERT (search for it on Google)
Sometimes out of curiosity you might happen to hack a government computer, and as the adrenaline is working, you forget to erase some of the traces you’ve done while making the breach. In short, you are […]
Yes, you read the title right and I hope I just grabbed your attention! A new GNU/Linux distribution or distro designed for helping you in every aspect of your mobile forensics, mobile malware analysis, reverse engineering and security testing needs and experience has just been unleashed and its alpha […]
In the first part of this article, we covered techniques for reading iTunes backups. In the second part of this article, we disclosed the procedure to extract protection class keys from the Backup Keybag and covered the techniques and tools for decrypting the protected backup files and the encrypted […]
iPhone forensics can be performed on the backups made by iTunes (escrow key attack) or directly on the live device. This article explains the technical procedure and the challenges involved in extracting data from the live iPhone.
iPhone 4 GSM model with iOS 5 is used for forensics.
Extracting data […]
Lets pick up where we left off with the rootkit and post-exploitation video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izv1b-BTQFw). Except, we are now doing incident response.
First you’ll see some normal live forensics on the victim and come up with nothing. Then we show how using network forensics techniques (looking at the victim from the […]
This analysis comes in handy in computer forensics cases such as porn or child pornography investigations. This video shows how to search through hundreds of thousands of images on a hard drive and find only those with human flesh tones in them. We also look at Slack/Free Space and […]
Alternate Data Streams are a way to store data on a machine that is not readily accessible to users. Using ADS, files are not easily accessible by Windows operating system and they do not show up in any file directory. Windows generates it’s own ADS files and most P2P […]
Sometimes the best evidence of a network intrusion resides in network or traffic logs. Snort is a well known open-source traffic analysis and network intrusion detection tool. However, using the logs from Snort we can also see how the intrusion happened, rather than just that an intrusion happened.
We’ll use Snort […]
In this video, we will review the wealth of forensic data stored on an iPhone 3Gs using Paraben’s Device Seizure software.
The iPhone is one of the most popular mobile devices on the market and that makes it a popular target for malware developers and data thieves.
Some of the types […]