Category Archives: forensics

Paper: “Geo Forensics: Classes of Locational Data Sources for Embedded Devices”

Title: Geo Forensics: Classes of Locational Data Sources for Embedded Devices Authors: Peter Hannay Abstract A number of devices, web services and applications are being released with, or updated to be locationally aware. The use of location data can be … Continue reading

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Paper: “GeoIntelligence: Data Mining Locational Social Media Content for Profiling and Information Gathering”

Title: GeoIntelligence: Data Mining Locational Social Media Content for Profiling and Information Gathering Authors: Peter Hannay, Greg Baatard Abstract The current social media landscape has resulted in a situation where people are encouraged to share a greater amount of information … Continue reading

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Paper: “Kindle Forensics: Acquisition & Analysis”

Title: Kindle Forensics: Acquisition & Analysis Authors: Peter Hannay Abstract The Amazon Kindle eBook reader supports a wide range of capabilities beyond reading books. This functionality includes an inbuilt cellular data connection known as Whispernet. The Kindle provides web browsing, … Continue reading

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Paper: “Satellite Navigation Forensics Techniques – Research In Progress”

Title: Satellite Navigation Forensics Techniques – Research In Progress Authors: Peter Hannay Abstract Satellite navigation systems are becoming increasingly common for automotive use within the civilian population. This increase in use is of interest to forensic investigators as satellite navigation … Continue reading

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Paper: “Fun & Games: an Introduction to Console Forensics”

Title: Fun & Games: an Introduction to Console Forensics Authors: Peter Hannay Abstract The scope of functionality provided by video game consoles has been consistently expanding to encompass features that were once limited to general purpose personal computers. This expansion … Continue reading

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Paper: “Forensic Acquisition and Analysis of the TomTom One Satellite Navigation Unit”

Title: Forensic Acquisition and Analysis of the TomTom One Satellite Navigation Unit Authors: Peter Hannay Abstract Global Positioning Systems are becoming increasingly pervasive. The forensic acquisition and analysis of these units is of great interest as it has the potential … Continue reading

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Paper: “Cold Boot Memory Acquisition: An Investigation into Memory Freezing and Data Retention Claims”

Title: Cold boot memory aquisition: An investigation into memory freezing and data retention claims Authors: Peter Hannay, Andrew Woodward Abstract A number of claims have been made regarding cold boot memory acquisition techniques. There are numerous potential applications for these … Continue reading

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Paper: “Forensic implications of using the FireWire memory exploit with Microsoft Windows XP”

Title: Forensic implications of using the FireWire memory exploit with Microsoft Windows XP Authors: Andrew Woodward, Peter Hannay Abstract This paper examined the forensic implications of using the FireWire direct memory access function with Windows XP. If a direct connection … Continue reading

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Paper: "A Methodology for the Forensic Acquisition of the TomTom One Satellite Navigation System"

Title: A Methodology for the Forensic Acquisition of the TomTom One Satellite Navigation System Authors: Peter Hannay Abstract The use of Satellite Navigation Systems (SNS) has become increasingly common in recent years. The wide scale adoption of this technology has … Continue reading

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Paper: "LIARS Phase One – A live CD system for extraction of user and owner information from laptop and notebook hard drives"

Title: “LIARS Phase One – A live CD system for extraction of user and owner information from laptop and notebook hard drives” Authors: Peter Hannay, Andrew Woodward, Nic Cope Abstract Laptop and notebook theft is major issue worldwide. Many laptops … Continue reading

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