Tag Archives: Internship

Mobile App Intern Final Blog Post

Project Wrap Up The Mobile App Intern team chose 3 travel apps to analyze. Kayak, Expedia, and Google Trips. All three apps stored their data within the internal storage of each device it was downloaded onto. However, Expedia proved to show very little artifacts that could be useful for forensic analysts. Most of the data […]

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Automated Network Scanning + Final Experience

With our time here and finals week approaching fast, we are working to tie up all loose ends. Our final report is now complete, and we’ve done as much as we can with our scanner. The script scans the network, prints out some information, and sends it to an email address. We only got around […]

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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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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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LCDI Intern Blog Series: All About My Internship

With Thanksgiving break getting closer and closer, I have been thinking a lot more about my internship and how it came to be after I got accepted. The first step to the internship process was attending a Town Hall for the LCDI. This was an orientation meeting for the entire workforce where we went over […]

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Application Analysis

Introduction: The Application Analysis team is a group of technical interns at the Leahy Center for Digital Investigation. The LCDI offers  great opportunities for students to gain knowledge and skills in digital forensics and cybersecurity. This project is how four intern students have gone about testing some consumer mobile tracking & monitoring software. Experience: The […]

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LCDI Intern Blog Series: Meet Madi!

Interning at the LCDI: Madi’s Journey About one year ago, I found myself setting foot on Champlain College grounds after a tiring fifteen hour drive from Charlotte, North Carolina. My dad miraculously agreed to visit this random college that I found on the internet with me. I discovered Champlain has an actual Digital Forensics major, […]

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FTK Tool Evaluation Update

Introduction In our tool eval team, we are researching and evaluating AccessData’s Forensic Toolkit. This program advertises itself as an all encompassing tool for extracting, analyzing, and compiling digital evidence into a readable format that is acceptable for use in a court of law. Our primary goal as first year college intern students is get […]

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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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