Category Archives: Windows

Free Password Managers – Live Testing

One of the most useful tools a person can use in their online life is a password manager. A password manager is a tool used to store records of a person’s usernames and passwords for their accounts. This can be used for any account, from email to social media. Luckily, there are many free password […]

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Application Analysis Blog 1

What is Application Analysis? Artifacts are a subject of fascination, full of information from their time and location.  An application leaves markers on systems that often go undetected by the user. These digital artifacts are small bits of information, ranging from profile icons to private messages. This information could be a threat, and it’s crucial that […]

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Windows Fall Creator Final Update

Introduction The Windows Fall Creator team has concluded their research and have finalized their project. In the past two weeks, they have been working on writing their final report about Windows 10’s newest feature: Pick Up Where I Left Off, or PWILO. They are happy to announce that they have finished their report and are […]

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Windows Fall Creator Introduction

Pick Up Where I Left Off: Windows Innovative New Feature Coming Soon? This spring, the Windows Fall Creator team will research a new Microsoft feature coming out over the next few months. The Windows Fall Creator/Redstone 4 update will provide users with the ability to continue right where they left off on other devices, as […]

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VMWare Analysis Update 1

Introduction The VMWare Analysis team is researching the differences between a Windows 7 machine and Windows 7 virtual machine (VM) as well as the changes between a Windows 10 machine and VM. The end goal for this project is a quad comparison between the both operating system versions and their respective VMs.   VMWare/Physical Machines […]

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Project Recall: Windows 8 and 10 Forensics – Spring 2015

The Project Recall series will revisit successful and productive projects in the LCDI’s past. Windows 8 and 10 The mission of this project is to discover differences in the artifact locations of Windows 8 and Windows 10. It will also be within the scope of this project to find and discover new artifacts that are […]

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Windows 10 Forensics Project Update

Intro In the weeks following our last blog post on Windows 10 forensics, we have verified that the findings from the previous semester’s project are indeed in the same locations in the Official Windows 10 release. We have since generated a variety of data focusing on the Cortana, Edge, maps, mail, and phone companion applications. […]

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Windows 10 Forensics Update

Intro In the few weeks since our last blog post, we have added a new team member to assist with our research and analysis. We also recreated the data generated last semester to see if there were any changes in the software between the technical preview and the official release.  Once finished, we created an […]

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