Tag Archives: Computer Forensics

Experiences, Accomplishments, and Lessons Learned

Introduction When people join a new workforce, they often find themselves saying: “I am in way over my head.” I experienced that during my first week as an intern at the Leahy Center for Digital Investigation (LCDI). It was only my second week of my first year of college, and I couldn’t wait to get […]

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Beyond Digital Forensics

Introduction When I first found out I was going to attend OpenText Enfuse 2018, I wondered how my major and minor would fit into the conference. I’m a computer information technology major and have a minor in cybersecurity. I was going to a conference marketed towards digital forensics. I assumed I would have a hard […]

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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 Security Forensics Conclusion

Introduction  The Bluetooth Team has been working hard all semester and has finally finished testing with all bluetooth tools. This semester has been challenging for everyone as we learned about Bluetooth and its vulnerabilities. Our team has gained a lot of insight into the realities of modern Bluetooth security, using tools such as Econocom Digital […]

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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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Malware Analysis Blog 3

Introduction Now that we’ve had a good amount of time to work on this project, we’ve been able to analyze multiple samples of Malware. One of the samples we reviewed was a RAT (Remote Access Trojan), commonly referred to as DarkComet. A RAT is software that allows a person to remotely control a system as […]

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Bluetooth Security Forensics 5.0

Introduction The Generic Attribute Profile (GATT) is the necessary profile that is used to send data between Bluetooth devices. The transfer of data using GATTs has two steps that are repeated to continue sending data. The GATT server is whatever Bluetooth device you are connecting to your host device. The host device is the GATT client. […]

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Application Analysis: A Closer Look At Business Apps

Introduction  The Application Analysis team has continued examining the desktop-based web applications for both Mac and PC. We are currently finalizing our tests with Slack and DropBox. They were searching for files that could hold company, user, and file information. While these are only tests in the context of a real world scenario, this info […]

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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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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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