Category Archives: Mobile App Analysis

Mobile App Analysis Part 5

Introduction The Mobile Application Forensics team is beginning to wind down on application analysis, and have started working on their final report. So far, both the iOS team and Android team worked on Open Whisper Systems’s Signal, an end-to-end encryption chat app, and Bumble, a new mobile dating app. The iOS team then did analysis […]

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Mobile App Analysis Part 4

Introduction The Mobile Application Forensics team has begun to wrap up analysis on their second mobile app, Bumble, and are getting ready to move onto their next set of mobile apps, Facebook Lite for Android and the Weather Channel App for iOS. During analysis, both the iOS and Android team found important digital artifacts left […]

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Mobile App Analysis Part 3

Introduction The Mobile Application Forensics team is wrapping up analysis on Signal by Open Whisper Systems, and is starting data generation on the new mobile dating app, Bumble. The iOS team, unfortunately, did not find many artifacts left by Signal. The Android team had better luck, and found some interesting artifacts as seen below. Signal […]

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Mobile App Analysis Part 2

Introduction  Over the last few weeks, the Mobile Application Forensics team has been working on researching and analyzing Open Whisper’s Signal on the iPhone and Android device. We split into two teams to divide and conquer the application on two different mobile operating systems. The Android team tackled a Nexus 5x and the iOS team […]

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Mobile App Analysis

Mobile App Analysis Introduction

Introduction TO MOBILE APP ANALYSIS The LCDI continues its Mobile Application Forensics research this semester with a new set of exciting apps to crack open. Last semester’s Mobile App team looked into Pokemon GO, MapMyRun, Tinder, and Voxer across iOS and Android mobile devices. We’ll now shift our focus towards Open Whisper Systems Signal, Passkeep, […]

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