Category Archives: Mobile App Forensics

Mobile App Forensics Intern Blog 2

Introduction Over the past month, our team has analyzed the applications Expedia and Google Trips. These apps help users plan trips to locations abroad with features to order reservations and plan day trips. Our goal for analyzing these applications was to find out how much information they hold for forensic investigators. This will in turn […]

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Mobile Forensics Update 1

Introduction Frequent readers of this blog will not be surprised to see a new iteration of the Mobile Forensics project. This semester, we are focused specifically on social media apps on Android devices. For the purposes of this project, we have defined social media as any app that allows people to communicate, chat, interact, or […]

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Smartphones: The Nexus of Evidentiary Data from Social Media to IoT

Introduction As a first year cybersecurity student, my application to the OpenText Enfuse conference felt like a long shot. Additionally, seeing how I am a cybersecurity major and the conference is mainly focused on digital forensics, I wasn’t sure how much of the content I would be able to understand. Despite this, I was selected […]

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Social Networking Sites and Digital Forensics

Introduction   Being able to attend EnFuse 2018 was an amazing experience. This was my first time attending the conference, and it was the first time OpenText Inc. hosted the conference after they acquired Guidance Software Inc. in mid-2017. Not only was the event loaded with hundreds of industry professionals, former FBI director James Comey was […]

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Mobile App Forensics: Final Blog Update

Introduction: The LCDI’s Mobile App Forensics team is wrapping up the academic semester, but that doesn’t mean we’ve run out of things to show you. Over the past fifteen weeks, we have analyzed five applications in the Android and iOS marketplaces. With both some major successes and disappointing failures, we as a team are confident […]

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Mobile App Forensics: Second App Completion

Introduction As we near the end of the academic semester, the mobile app forensics team has begun completing reports on our second round of mobile application analysis. Our team operates in two independent groups, each focusing on a specific app exclusive to the iOS or Android app stores, as well as a second app that […]

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Mobile App Forensics: First App Completion

Introduction As the midpoint of the semester flies by, the Mobile App Forensics team has begun preparations on our final reports. This team operates in two independent groups, each focusing on a particular application available on both the iOS App Store and Android Google Play Store. Thus far both groups have completed an analysis on […]

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