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Mobile App Forensics Final Update

Introduction During this semester, the Mobile Forensics team analyzed social media apps such as Snapchat, Telegram, and LinkedIn.  Snapchat As for a conclusion on our Snapchat analysis, we couldn’t find much outside of prior research within the community. A big concern we had was how much data would remain on a device  twenty-four hours after […]

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Android Forensics: Part 2

Since our introductory blog post, we have made a great deal of progress on the Android forensics project. We have done research on the Android operating system versions 2.3.4 and 2.3.6, and on the files systems YAFFS (Yet Another Flash File System) and EXT4 (Fourth Extended File System). Continue reading

Android Forensics

Smart phones have become a part of many people’s everyday lives because of their ability to perform so many functions, such as:  sending text messages and emails, browsing the internet, taking pictures and videos, and downloading and using applications. Currently, Android is the number one smartphone platform with a 61 percent market share (Whitney). With such a large share of the market, it is important to understand how to perform forensics on Android devices.


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