09-30-13
HOWTO use Santoku Linux for Android Forensics
Below is a video of a logical examination using the Android Emulator, Santoku Linux, and AFLogical OSE. View all viaForensics videos. ...
09-30-13
HOWTO Complete a Logical Examination on Android Using F/OSS Tools: Webinar Video
In viaForensics’ webinar HOWTO Complete a Logical Examination on Android Using F/OSS Tools, viaForensics Security and Forensics ...

HOWTO Complete a Logical Examination on Android Using F/OSS Tools: Webinar Video

In viaForensics’ webinar HOWTO Complete a Logical Examination on Android Using F/OSS Tools, viaForensics Security and Forensics Analyst Kevin Swartz discusses common Android passcode bypass techniques, logical and physical acquisitions (which is better for you and why), and root (what it is and why it is important). He then completes a logical acquisition of data… read more

02-04-13
OSDF Conference – YAFFS2 Support for The Sleuth Kit – October 3, 2012
The following presentation was delivered by Andrew Hoog at The Sleuth-Kit and Open-Source Digital Forensics Conference on October 3, ...
01-18-13
Android Encryption and PBKDF2
There is an interesting bug in the Android OS posted late last year. http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=40578 The Bug ...

Android Encryption and PBKDF2

There is an interesting bug in the Android OS posted late last year. http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=40578 The Bug The bug poses a vulnerability in the way a password is translated into a key using the PBKDF2 function. It looks like the implementation ignored unicode by only using half of the data for each character while still accepting… read more

12-26-12
GNex Flaw – No Permission Android App Can Reboot Devices
viaForensics mobile security engineer David Weinstein (@insitusec) has discovered a flaw in the Galaxy Nexus which enables an app with ...

GNex Flaw – No Permission Android App Can Reboot Devices

viaForensics mobile security engineer David Weinstein (@insitusec) has discovered a flaw in the Galaxy Nexus which enables an app with no privileges to reboot the device. While this issue currently enables a local denial of service attack, further analysis is required to determine the full impact. Initial research uncovered the flaw on the Galaxy Nexus CDMA… read more

12-24-12
Mobile Forensics Training April 2013 – Las Vegas NV
Join us for our April mobile forensic training power session in Las Vegas NV April 16-19!  We are offering five full days containing ...
12-10-12
Android and iOS Forensics: PIN Cracking, Backup Recovery, and More
viaForensics co-founder and CIO Andrew Hoog discussed the current challenges in Android and iOS mobile forensics, along with modern ...

Android and iOS Forensics: PIN Cracking, Backup Recovery, and More

viaForensics co-founder and CIO Andrew Hoog discussed the current challenges in Android and iOS mobile forensics, along with modern techniques to bypass many of those challenges, at the Amphion Forum in San Francisco on December 5, 2012. Included in his presentation: iOS deleted file recovery iPhone backup recovery Flash / RAM loads Android Encryption Cracking… read more

11-30-12
iCloud (In)Security – Examining iOS data backed up in the cloud
This is an overview of a presentation by Andrey Belenko and Dmitry Sklyarov at the ZeroNights conference on 11/22. Dmitry is a Lead ...
08-23-12
Motorola posts bootloader unlock page
Hello, Moto. Motorola has launched an “Unlock My Device” page, which (after some lengthy warnings) walks a user through the ...

Motorola posts bootloader unlock page

Hello, Moto. Motorola has launched an “Unlock My Device” page, which (after some lengthy warnings) walks a user through the steps needed to unlock the bootloader on their Motorola device. The catch: as of now it only works with the Photon Q LTE (Sprint), RAZR developer edition, and XOOM (Verizon) and XOOM Wifi (Worldwide). Motorola… read more

08-14-12
Cracking Android encryption using brute force
In the latest update, viaExtract now supports cracking Android encryption using brute force for both Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) ...
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Cracking Android encryption using brute force

In the latest update, viaExtract now supports cracking Android encryption using brute force for both Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and 4.1 (Jellybean) devices. Our technique for breaking Android encryption was presented at our Def Con 2012 talk, “Into the Droid – Gaining Access to Android User Data”. Android Encryption Brute Force In our initial… read more

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