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Application

Application Analysis: Conclusion

Introduction: To close out our list of Web Apps, we finished up on Discord. It has been an interesting experience for us to work with the three diverse apps over the last semester. Our analysis on Discord brought our research to a close. Seeing several key similarities with our first application Slack, it was an […]

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Bluetooth

Bluetooth Security Forensics 4.0

Introduction Since our last update, the Bluetooth team has made progress on hitting our devices with L2ping. We have also received communication from Btlejuice’s creator to help us solve some of the problems we encountered. We learned that Btlejuice is optimized to run using the Google Chrome web browser, so we worked on getting Chrome […]

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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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Malware Analysis Blog 2

Introduction: We were able to get our AWS client working with some outside help, and will be using the ThreatAnalyzer to deploy any malware samples we submit. Once it is finishing analyzing the malware, ThreatAnalyzer will then create a detailed report for us. This report serves as an excellent reference while we do some static […]

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Bluetooth Security Forensics 3.0

Bluetooth Passive Recon Update  The Bluetooth team has completed the recon phase that began at the time of our previous blog post. We successfully enumerated the target devices for Pwnie Express’s BlueHydra; there was some trial and error, but after some hard work we have created the initial foundation we need. The data specifically recorded […]

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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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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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Bluetooth Security Forensics 2.0

Bluetooth Recon Phase The Bluetooth team has been using Pwnie Express’s BlueHydra and Econocom Digital Security’s Btlejuice to gather information about the various devices we will be working with throughout the semester. The team collectively decided it was imperative to understand how these tools gather the data they report before we can begin searching for […]

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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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Malware Analysis Introduction

Introduction To Malware Analysis In order to build upon work done by the LCDI’s Malware Analysis Team last semester, we are adopting Amazon Web Services. Amazon WorkSpaces will allow us to conduct malware research with the guarantee that the LCDI network will remain unaffected by any samples we choose to analyze. The Malware Team has […]

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