Category Archives: Student Work

Automated Network Scanner! The Final Blog

Testing Our Script Automated Network Scanning ! team has successfully completed their project by capping off the testing phase. The testing phase was divided into four phases. As we had configured our script to execute on boot, we would start each cycle by rebooting the Raspberry Pi. To implement this, we enabled auto-login on boot […]

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Tool Evaluation Team – Autopsy Blog 3

Tool Evaluation Team – Autopsy Blog #3 Madi Brumbelow & Lyall Rogers Testing Autopsy For the last 3 months we’ve researched all about Autopsy: how to use it, comparing it to other tools, and mastering the art of forensic image analysis with our tool. Now, the results are in, results that you can see in […]

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Automated Network Scanning % Success Over Error

Network Scanning Wrap Up Now That We’re Done Welcome to the final installment of the Automated Network Scanning % team’s official blog. Our project is now over. The final tweaks are being made to our script, our scans are all shut down, and our team is beginning to finish their internship hours. A lot has […]

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EnCase Tool Eval Update 2

Introduction This past month the EnCase team has been hard at work evaluating EnCase 8 compared to other digital forensics tools. We started by creating a Virtual Machine where we made a mock computer to be investigated. After this we took the information from the VM and began using it in our tools. We then […]

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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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Network Scanning Team: Third Impact

The Beginning of the End So, this is it. The final frontier. Our last blog post. We made it. High fives all around—we successfully went where no man, woman, or hyper-intelligent anthropomorphic beaver has gone before: the LCDI network. All joking aside, our team is happy to report that we have completed the tasks laid […]

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Network Scanning + Update 2

Introduction As November comes to a close, we are nearing the end of our project. With the script complete, all we have left to do is finish up a final report and a few more scans. Due to some yet to be solved bug in our code, the script fails when run from the physical […]

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Intern Blog Series: About the Project

Thanksgiving break was filled with good food and quality family time. I was thankful to go home and see my family, and very thankful to see my dogs! With break over and over thirty hours of driving behind me, it’s time to really start on final projects and finish up my internship at the LCDI. […]

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Application Forensics Update 2

Introduction Over the past fifteen weeks, the App Forensics team investigated several pieces of mainstream monitoring software. We are now focusing on new software, getting it operational, and investigating its internal workings. Examining how the software interacts with the device is central to our larger motive of understanding the programs. For example if they’re safe, […]

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FTK Tool Evaluation Update 2

Current Progress After receiving our team-generated test data, we plugged our test scenario into Forensic ToolKit. It was intriguing to see what Forensic ToolKit would catch from our generated data.   Data took a long time to load into FTK, but once it was in the system we could start evaluating processing speed and user […]

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