Understanding $DATA attribute

Created: Thursday, 20 September 2018

The following scenario demonstrates a potentially confusing situation you might face as an investigator. Knowing extensively the NFTS internals will help you to reach at valid conclusions.

Assume that you have located a deleted...

Recovering a deleted file from FAT32

Created: Saturday, 25 August 2018

Assume you use a forensic software that has recovered file system metadata of a deleted jpeg file from a FAT32 formatted volume with a cluster size of 2.048 bytes. The forensic software displays that the recovered file has starting cluster...

Questions on File Systems and Windows Forensics.

Created: Thursday, 09 March 2017

Below you will find questions that test your knowledge on this subject. I wrote them while I read material mainly from books in file systems and Windows Forensics.

The questions are not meant to be exhaustive and they might even...

About

Created: Sunday, 27 January 2013

Since March 2012, I work as a digital forensics examiner, I examine cases such as copyright infringements, data breaches, hacking (defacing, malware to steal bitcoins, cryptomalware, malware to steal sensitive data e.g. bank passwords), tax...

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