Performance of android forensics data recovery tools

Ogazi-Onyemaechi, BC, Dehghantanha, A and Choo, KRR 2016, 'Performance of android forensics data recovery tools' , in: Contemporary Digital Forensic Investigations of Cloud and Mobile Applications , Elsevier, pp. 91-110.

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Abstract

Recovering deleted or hidden data is among the most important duties of forensics investigators. Extensive utilization of smartphones as subject, objects, or tools of crime made them an important part of residual forensics. This chapter investigates the effectiveness of mobile forensic data recovery tools in recovering evidences from a Samsung Galaxy S2 i9100 Android phone. We seek to determine the amount of data that could be recovered using Phone image carver, Access data FTK, Foremost, Diskdigger, and Recover My File forensic tools. The findings reflected the difference between recovery capacities of studied tools showing their suitability in their specialized contexts only.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Choo, KRR and Dehghantanha, A
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780128053034
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Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: Dr. Ali Dehghantanha
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2016 14:22
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2017 13:39
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/40502

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