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Smartphone Forensics - Recovering Evidence from 3rd Party Apps

on Tue, 02/26/2013 - 11:41

Applications on smartphones such as Skype, Viber, and Whatsapp enable users to communicate over the Internet in much the same way as standard phone calls and text messages. However, the traces of these communications on smartphones are not extracted by some forensic tools, and some data is encrypted, requiring additional effort to recover.

Skype and Viber Artifacts

Skype can be used to make voice and video calls, send messages and send digital pictures securely over an encrypted network connection.

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