Tag: location information

8th Annual IFIP WG11.9 International Conference on Digital Forensics

We published and presented the paper “Forensic Acquisition of Location Data from Android Smartphones” at the IFIP WG11.9 conference in January this year. This paper covers the forensic acquisition of location data from Android smartphones (system and applications) and the corresponding generation of movement profiles. It will be published in the upcoming edition of “Advances

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Paper accepted!

Today, we got the great message that our paper “Forensic Acquisition of Location Data on Android Smartphones” had been accepted for the Eighth Annual IFIP WG 11.9 International Conference on Digital Forensics in South Africa. We are really looking forward to participate. For all of you, who can’t wait until January, here is the abstract

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Sources of location information on Android phones

We investigated several well-known apps from the Android market with respect to the amount of location data stored. Some of these apps, their corresponding databases as well as the location data retrieved can be found in the following table. App Storage Location Content system cache.cell last 50 mobile telecommunication cells system cache.wifi last 200 wifi

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