Autopsy 4.10 releases: Open source forensics tool
Autopsy is a digital forensics platform and graphical interface to The Sleuth Kit® and other digital forensics tools. It can be used by law enforcement, military, and corporate examiners to investigate what happened on a computer. You can even use it to recover photos from your camera’s memory card.
Support for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit operating system, the same support for Linux and OSX (download the source code, compile their own).
- Multi-User Cases: Collaborate with fellow examiners on large cases.
- Timeline Analysis: Displays system events in a graphical interface to help identify activity.
- Keyword Search: Text extraction and index searched modules enable you to find files that mention specific terms and find regular expression patterns.
- Web Artifacts: Extracts web activity from common browsers to help identify user activity.
- Registry Analysis: Uses RegRipper to identify recently accessed documents and USB devices.
- LNK File Analysis: Identifies shortcuts and accessed documents
- Email Analysis: Parses MBOX format messages, such as Thunderbird.
- EXIF: Extracts geolocation and camera information from JPEG files.
- File Type Sorting: Group files by their type to find all images or documents.
- Media Playback: View videos and images in the application and not require an external viewer.
- Thumbnail viewer: Displays thumbnail of images to help quick view pictures.
- Robust File System Analysis: Support for common file systems, including NTFS, FAT12/FAT16/FAT32/ExFAT, HFS+, ISO9660 (CD-ROM), Ext2/Ext3/Ext4, Yaffs2, and UFS from The Sleuth Kit.
- Hash Set Filtering: Filter out known good files using NSRL and flag known bad files using custom hashsets in HashKeeper, md5sum, and EnCase formats.
- Tags: Tag files with arbitrary tag names, such as ‘bookmark’ or ‘suspicious’, and add comments.
- Unicode Strings Extraction: Extracts strings from unallocated space and unknown file types in many languages (Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, etc.).
- File Type Detection based on signatures and extension mismatch detection.
- Interesting Files Module will flag files and folders based on name and path.
- Android Support: Extracts data from SMS, call logs, contacts, Tango, Words with Friends, and more.
- Central Repository
- Case Manager shows data source details
- SSID, MAC address, IMEI, IMSI, and ICCID can be stored and correlated on
- SSID, MAC address, IMEI, IMSI, and ICCID values from past cases are flagged if they are seen again in the current case.
- File types can be specified when searching for common files with past cases.
- Results from finding common files with past cases is now organized by case instead of by number of occurrences.
- The Central Repository can now be searched for a specific value (hash, email, etc.)
- The E01 Verifier ingest module was renamed to Data Source Integrity module and it will:
- Calculate hashes if none exist for a non-E01 data source
- Validate hashes if they are defined
- MD5, SHA1, or SHA256 hash values of raw data sources can now be specified when they are added.
- Added the ability for examiners to select the time zone for displaying dates.
- Tesseract OCR text extraction for keyword search now supports languages other than
English, if language packs are installed.
- Custom headers and footers can now be added to HTML reports.
- New report module to export basic file data in CASE/UCO format.
- Ingest filter rules (for triage) can now specify a list of extensions (such as “jpg,jpeg,png”) instead of needing to make a rule for each extension.
- Image Gallery
- Refactored to ensure database was fully closed when case was closed.
- No longer pre-populate DrawableDB database.
- Added caching to reduce time required to insert files after analysis.
- Duplicate interesting item and EXIF metadata artifacts are no longer created
when you run the modules that generate them more than once.
- The Application content viewer now displays SQLite table column names even
when the table is empty.
- Assorted small bug fixes are included.
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