Practical Mobile Forensics - Third Edition

A hands-on guide to mastering mobile forensics for the iOS, Android, and the Windows Phone platforms.

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A hands-on guide to mastering mobile forensics for the iOS, Android, and the Windows Phone platforms.

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ISBN 139781788839198
Paperback481 pages

Book Description

Covering the most updated mobile platforms our book will focus on giving you the most recent techniques of investigating mobile devices. We will deep dive into mobile forensics techniques in iOS 9-11, Android 7-8 devices, and Windows 10. We will demonstrate the latest open source and commercial mobile forensics tools, enabling you to analyze and retrieve data effectively. You will learn how to introspect and retrieve data from cloud, and document and prepare reports for your investigations.

By the end of this book, you will have mastered the current operating systems and techniques to recover data from mobile devices by leveraging open source solutions.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Mobile Forensics
Why do we need mobile forensics?
Mobile forensics
The mobile phone evidence extraction process
Practical mobile forensic approaches
Potential evidence stored on mobile phones
Examination and analysis
Rules of evidence
Good forensic practices
Summary
Chapter 2: Understanding the Internals of iOS Devices
iPhone models
iPhone hardware
iPad models
Understanding the iPad hardware
Apple Watch models
Understanding the Apple Watch hardware
File system
The HFS Plus file system
The APFS file system
Disk layout
iPhone operating system
Summary
Chapter 3: Data Acquisition from iOS Devices
Operating modes of iOS devices
Logical acquisition
File system acquisition
Physical Acquisition
Summary
Chapter 4: Data acquisition from the iOS Backups
Chapter 5: iOS Data Analysis and recovery
Chapter 6: iOS Forensic tools
Chapter 7: Understanding Android
Chapter 8: Android Forensic Setup and Pre Data Extraction Techniques
Chapter 9: Android Data Extraction Techniques
Chapter 10: Android Data Analysis and Recovery
Chapter 11: Android App Analysis, Malware, and Reverse Engineering
Chapter 12: Windows forensics overview
Chapter 13: Parsing Third-Party Application Files

What You Will Learn

  • Discover the new features in practical mobile forensics
  • Understand the architecture and security mechanisms present in iOS and Android platforms
  • Identify sensitive files on the iOS and Android platforms
  • Set up the forensic environment
  • Extract data on the iOS and Android platforms
  • Recover data on the iOS and Android platforms
  • Understand the forensics of Windows devices
  • Explore various third-party application techniques and data recovery techniques

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Mobile Forensics
Why do we need mobile forensics?
Mobile forensics
The mobile phone evidence extraction process
Practical mobile forensic approaches
Potential evidence stored on mobile phones
Examination and analysis
Rules of evidence
Good forensic practices
Summary
Chapter 2: Understanding the Internals of iOS Devices
iPhone models
iPhone hardware
iPad models
Understanding the iPad hardware
Apple Watch models
Understanding the Apple Watch hardware
File system
The HFS Plus file system
The APFS file system
Disk layout
iPhone operating system
Summary
Chapter 3: Data Acquisition from iOS Devices
Operating modes of iOS devices
Logical acquisition
File system acquisition
Physical Acquisition
Summary
Chapter 4: Data acquisition from the iOS Backups
Chapter 5: iOS Data Analysis and recovery
Chapter 6: iOS Forensic tools
Chapter 7: Understanding Android
Chapter 8: Android Forensic Setup and Pre Data Extraction Techniques
Chapter 9: Android Data Extraction Techniques
Chapter 10: Android Data Analysis and Recovery
Chapter 11: Android App Analysis, Malware, and Reverse Engineering
Chapter 12: Windows forensics overview
Chapter 13: Parsing Third-Party Application Files

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ISBN 139781788839198
Paperback481 pages
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