Practical Mobile Forensics - Fourth Edition

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  • Discover a variety of new techniques in mobile forensics
  • Understand the security mechanisms present in iOS, Windows, and Android platforms
  • Identify sensitive files on every mobile platform
  • Extract data from the iOS, Android, and Windows platforms
  • Understand malware analysis, reverse engineering, and data analysis of mobile devices
  • Explore various data recovery techniques in all three mobile platforms

Mobile phone forensics is the science of retrieving data from a mobile phone under forensically sound conditions. This is the fourth edition of our successful Practical Mobile Forensics book where it delves into the concepts of mobile forensics and its importance in today’s world.

This book focuses on teaching you the latest forensic techniques to investigate mobile devices, across various mobile platforms. You will learn forensic techniques on multiple OS versions, up to and including iOS 12, iOS 13, Android 9, Android 10, and Windows 10. You will delve into the latest open source and commercial mobile forensic tools, enabling you to analyze and retrieve data effectively. You will learn how to inspect the device, retrieve data from the cloud, and successfully document reports of your investigations. Lastly, you will explore reverse engineering of applications and ways to identify malware. You will also come across parsing popular third-party applications such as Facebook, WhatsApp and so on.

By the end of this book, you will have mastered various mobile forensic techniques to analyze and extract data from mobile devices with the help of open source solutions.

  • Use advanced forensic techniques to recover deleted data from mobile devices
  • Retrieve and analyze data stored not only on mobile devices but also the cloud and other connected mediums
  • Leverage the power of mobile forensics on popular mobile platforms with loads of tips, tricks, and caveats
Page Count 395
Course Length 11 hours 51 minutes
ISBN 9781838647520
Date Of Publication 6 Mar 2020


Rohit Tamma

Rohit Tamma is a security program manager currently working for Microsoft. With over 9 years of experience in the field of security, his background spans management and technical consulting roles in the areas of application and cloud security, mobile security, penetration testing, and security training. Rohit has also co-authored a couple of books, Practical Mobile Forensics and Learning Android Forensics, which explain a number of ways of performing forensics on mobile platforms. You can contact him on Twitter at @RohitTamma.

Oleg Skulkin

Oleg Skulkin is senior digital forensic analyst at Group-IB, one of the global leaders in preventing and investigating high-tech crimes and online fraud. He holds a number of certifications, including GCFA, MCFE, and ACE. Oleg is the co-author of Windows Forensics Cookbook and Practical Mobile Forensics, as well as the author of many blog posts and articles you can find online. Finally, he is one of the people behind Cyber Forensicator.

Heather Mahalik

Heather Mahalik is the Senior Director of Digital Intelligence at Cellebrite. She is a senior instructor and author for the SANS Institute, and she is also the course lead for the FOR585 Smartphone Forensic Analysis In-Depth course. With 18 years of experience in digital forensics, she continues to thrive on smartphone investigations, digital forensics, forensic course development and instruction, and research on application analysis and smartphone forensics.

Satish Bommisetty

Satish Bommisetty is a security analyst working for a Fortune 500 company. His primary areas of interest include iOS forensics, iOS application security, and web application security. He has presented at international conferences, such as ClubHACK and C0C0n. He is also one of the core members of the Hyderabad OWASP chapter. He has identified and disclosed vulnerabilities within the websites of Google, Facebook, Yandex, PayPal, Yahoo!, AT&T, and more, and they are listed in their hall of fame