Mac OS X, iPod, and iPhone Forensic Analysis DVD Toolkit

Mac OS X, iPod, and iPhone Forensic Analysis DVD Toolkit

1st Edition - December 9, 2008

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  • Author: Jesse Varsalone
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080949185

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Description

This book provides digital forensic investigators, security professionals, and law enforcement with all of the information, tools, and utilities required to conduct forensic investigations of computers running any variant of the Macintosh OS X operating system, as well as the almost ubiquitous iPod and iPhone. Digital forensic investigators and security professionals subsequently can use data gathered from these devices to aid in the prosecution of criminal cases, litigate civil cases, audit adherence to federal regulatory compliance issues, and identify breech of corporate and government usage policies on networks. MAC Disks, Partitioning, and HFS+ File System Manage multiple partitions on a disk, and understand how the operating system stores data.FileVault and Time Machine Decrypt locked FileVault files and restore files backed up with Leopard's Time Machine.Recovering Browser History Uncover traces of Web-surfing activity in Safari with Web cache and .plist filesRecovering Email Artifacts, iChat, and Other Chat Logs Expose communications data in iChat, Address Book, Apple's Mail, MobileMe, and Web-based email.Locating and Recovering Photos Use iPhoto, Spotlight, and shadow files to find artifacts pof photos (e.g., thumbnails) when the originals no longer exist.Finding and Recovering QuickTime Movies and Other Video Understand video file formats--created with iSight, iMovie, or another application--and how to find them.PDF, Word, and Other Document Recovery Recover text documents and metadata with Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, Entourage, Adobe PDF, or other formats.Forensic Acquisition and Analysis of an iPod Documentseizure of an iPod model and analyze the iPod image file and artifacts on a Mac.Forensic Acquisition and Analysis of an iPhone Acquire a physical image of an iPhone or iPod Touch and safely analyze without jailbreaking.

Key Features

  • Includes Unique Information about Mac OS X, iPod, iMac, and iPhone Forensic Analysis Unavailable Anywhere Else
  • Authors Are Pioneering Researchers in the Field of Macintosh Forensics, with Combined Experience in Law Enforcement, Military, and Corporate Forensics

Readership

Digital forensic investigators and security professionals.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 Tiger and Leopard Mac OS X Operating Systems
    Chapter 2 Getting a Handle on Mac Hardware
    Chapter 3 Mac Disks and Partitioning
    Chapter 4 HFS Plus File System
    Chapter 5 FileVault
    Chapter 6 Time Machine
    Chapter 7 Acquiring Forensic Images
    Chapter 8 Recovering Browser History
    Chapter 9 Recovery of E-mail Artifacts, iChat, and Other Chat Logs
    Chapter 10 Locating and Recovering Photos
    Chapter 11 Finding and Recovering Quicktime Movies and other Video
    Chapter 12 Recovering PDFs, Word Files, and Other Documents
    Chapter 13 Forensic Acquisition of an iPod
    Chapter 14 iPod Forensics
    Chapter 15 Forensic Acquisition of an iPhone
    Chapter 16 iPhone Forensics
    Appendix A Using Boot Camp, Parallels, and VMware Fusion in a MAC Environment
    Appendix B Capturing Volatile Data on a Mac

Product details

  • No. of pages: 576
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Syngress 2008
  • Published: December 9, 2008
  • Imprint: Syngress
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080949185

About the Author

Jesse Varsalone

Jesse Varsalone is a Cisco Certified Academy Instructor and holds the CCNA certification. Jesse is also a CISSP, MCT, MCSE, and currently works as a Computer Forensics Senior Professional.

Affiliations and Expertise

Jesse Varsalone is a Cisco Certified Academy Instructor and holds the CCNA certification. Jesse is also a CISSP, MCT, MCSE, and currently works as a Computer Forensics Senior Professional.

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