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Application Analysis: The Prep

Introduction To Application Analysis The Web Application Analysis team has been assigned to examine desktop-based web applications for both Mac and PC and determine what kind of artifacts can be found from them. Thus far, the team has endeavored to analyze Discord, Dropbox, Slack, and Twitter. We have also selected several forensic tools to help […]

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Cloud Forensics Update 1

Introduction to cloud Forensics Update Following initial research into the various cloud storage services involved in this project, the Cloud Forensics team has been assessing all possible avenues it can take to analyze as many artifacts as possible. We have appropriated an external hard drive to store images related to the project so that we […]

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Cloud Forensics

INTRODUCTION to Cloud Forensics Storing data “on the cloud” is one of the tech industry’s newest buzzwords. Cloud storage is the process of preserving digital information through large networks of virtualized servers owned by a host company. You, the client, send data through the Internet to one of these services, which distributes it among their storage […]

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Flying High with Cloud Forensics

Cloud storage is a new upcoming technology that will pave the way for the future. No longer will people have to store data on their physical hard drives; it can now be uploaded to the web in the cloud, allowing anyone to share their data with other people and access it wherever they go. Although this might help people save time and space, it also creates more hardship for forensic investigators because criminals can upload or share data from one computer and open it up on another computer without leaving much of a trace. Not much forensic research has been done with cloud storage services, so we will be conducting this research on a few of these services. The three services we will be focusing on are Google Drive, Dropbox, and SkyDrive. Continue reading

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Dropbox Forensics

Dropbox 1.4.8 by Jake Viens The Senator Patrick Leahy Center for Digital Investigation Champlain College Date (July 12, 2012) 1         Introduction 1.1         Research Problem Dropbox is a service that is used by over 50 million people.  This service allows for users to backup files to the internet and to share them to other people.  The […]

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