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iOS Forensics Cookbook

By : Bhanu Birani, Mayank Birani
Book Image

iOS Forensics Cookbook

By: Bhanu Birani, Mayank Birani

Overview of this book

Mobile device forensics is a branch of digital forensics that involves the recovery of evidence or data in a digital format from a device without affecting its integrity. With the growing popularity of iOS-based Apple devices, iOS forensics has developed immense importance. To cater to the need, this book deals with tasks such as the encryption and decryption of files, various ways to integrate techniques withsocial media, and ways to grab the user events and actions on the iOS app. Using practical examples, we’ll start with the analysis keychain and raw disk decryption, social media integration, and getting accustomed to analytics tools. You’ll also learn how to distribute the iOS apps without releasing them to Apple’s App Store. Moving on, the book covers test flights and hockey app integration, the crash reporting system, recovery tools, and their features. By the end of the book, using the aforementioned techniques, you will be able to successfully analyze iOS-based devices forensically.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Flurry Analytics

Like Google Analytics, Flurry is used to track the user's session and number of active users, along with the location and full statistics, but Flurry also provides another good functionality, ads. Through Flurry, we can show ads in our app. The three types of ads that Flurry provides are Native, Interstitial, and Banner ads.

Let's start the session with Flurry Analytics.

Getting ready

To develop a mini app using Flurry Analytics, start by creating a new project. Open Xcode and go to File | New | File and then to iOS | Application | Single View Application. In the popup, provide the product name FlurryIntegration .

How to do it...

  1. Go to the Yahoo Developer site ( and sign in with your credentials. If you are new, then create an account.

  2. Next, it will ask you the platform on which our application is built upon. Select the iPhone option.

  3. Give the application's name and in Categories, select Education. Then, click on Create app.

  4. Now, they will...