Tag: ADEL

First Book: (Mastering) Python Forensics

Beginning of 2015 PackPub came to Johann and me and ask us if we would like to write a book about Python-based forensic investigations. The idea of writing a book was really interesting for both of us, so we started to work on an agenda and outline. After several discussions with the publisher we created an outline that was acceptable for all of us and less than a year later (since October 2015) the book is available on Amazon and PackPub.

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ADEL goes open-source

Our forensic framework for smartphones running the Android OS is now open-source and available on GitHub. The documentation and some other useful information regarding ADEL is available here.

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Is Data Retention Still Necessary in the Age of Smartphones?

It is well known that smartphone operating systems persistently store location information in their local storage for various reasons. However, less well known is probably the fact that also various applications do this, too. In this article we will give you some hints where you can find this data on Android smartphones as well as

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Cracking PIN and Password Locks on Android

As you may know it is possible to get around the pin and password lock on an Android smartphone. In this post we will describe the following two ways to get around it: on a rooted smartphone with the help of the JTAG interface

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Cracking the Pattern Lock on Android

As you maybe know it is very easy to get around the pattern lock on an Android smartphone. In this post we will describe the following two ways to get around it: on a rooted smartphone with the help of the JTAG interface

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