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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)

Integrating Mixpanel

Mixpanel provides a wide range of services to developers. It is impossible to get a realistic view of our app without mobile analytics. The number of users of the application is an important metric because it shows the health of our application. Mixpanel is a good platform to explore analytics for the mobile platform. Tracking an event from your application is an easy task in Mixpanel. Let's start the session with Mixpanel.

Getting ready

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

How to do it…

  1. Mixpanel integration can be done with CocoaPods and without CocoaPods. Most of the time doing it with CocoaPods is recommended because it simplifies version updates and dependency management. But there are various reasons when a user can't use CocoaPods sometimes it is because of security checks...