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Learning Android Forensics

By : Rohit Tamma, Donnie Tindall
Book Image

Learning Android Forensics

By: Rohit Tamma, Donnie Tindall

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Learning Android Forensics
Credits
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

The Android forensic setup


Setting up a sound and well-controlled forensic environment is crucial before the start of any investigation. Start with a fresh and forensically sterile computer. A forensically sterile computer is one that prevents the potential of cross contamination, does not introduce unwanted data, and is free from viruses and other malware. This is to ensure that the software present on the machine does not interfere with the current investigation. Install basic software, such as the following ones; they are necessary to connect to the device and perform analysis:

  • Android SDK

  • Mobile drivers

  • MS Office packages

  • Tools used for analysis