SarahDavisat October 07,2017 The fact that not all apps have to be "secure" makes me not want to download any apps. If the creator of the app does not properly use the right security steps when creating the app, it could be terrible for the users. I find mobile forensics so interesting because this is where our world is going. The world of mobile forensics is just going to keep growing.
TBUI11at October 13,2017 As illustrated, the Santoku is a useful open source forensic tool for mobile analysis. It can help identify malicious application, unlawful activities and suspicious user’s behavior. I didn’t see the video mention about decrypting passcode so I assumed that encrypted mobile devices could only be accessed by government agencies and law enforcement. Online article also mentions the high difficulty level of encrypted devices as newer operating version increase level of security. And for us, civilians, we can try our own devices but no one else’s.
jhineyat November 01,2017 So this is a bunch of integrated mobile forensics tools on top of a Linux operating system. It seems like a good idea. The command line version is free, but you can get a GUI if you purchase the commercial version. I found the case using the fake SMS and call logger application interesting. The attacker faked text messages and calls and then deleted the app, but the speaker was able to create a physical image and recover texts and call logs and reconstruct the entire timeline. The conjunction of so may application security problems (MiTH, passwords stored in plaintext, etc.) with banking malware goes to show that mobile banking is dangerous!
mcarpiomat November 01,2017 This is a very helpful analysis of mobile apps. Its important for law enforcement and forensic investigators to continue tracking the threats that cyber criminals can perform through their mobile devices. My guess is that it is increasingly harder to keep track of the threats that arise everyday, but just as mobile devices present more challenges, they are also capable of presenting solutions. Software like this can surely be used to investigators advantage and even customized to their specific investigations.
lnguye46at November 20,2017 Santoku Linux allows you to use tools to analyze in mobile. The speaker mentioned 1.2 billions devices brought in 2012 so the need for mobile forensic analysis is becoming more and more common. There are different mobile acquisition types including physical (movement from a device to another), logical (ie: password), ad file system (can contains well structured data). Each have its own challenges. The speaker went on to talk about android and different mobile security and app testing.