The next typical task of Cloud Forensics is the acquisition of a web based email account such as a Gmail account, an Yahoo account, a Hotmail account, etc. Of course, you can use Cloud Extractor (Oxygen) or Cloud Analyzer (Cellebrite). However, these tools are chargeable and not always available for an examiner. This article will tell you how to acquire a Gmail account with Thunderbird.
Nowadays, the basic exchange of information is carried out through Instant Messengers by using social networks. Some social networks have their own mobile apps which functionality can be compared with that of IM Messengers.
AXIOM is our one of the best tools. A few days ago Magnet Forensics has released AXIOM V2. Now AXIOM contains many features. We were especially delighted that the functional Volatility appeared in a new version of AXIOM. Volatility is the best tool for memory forensics. The combination of AXIOM and Volatility is clearly an excellent idea. And of course we immediately started testing this functionality.
Today we will tell about how to acquire a Facebook account. Of course, you can use commercial tools such as: Cloud Analyzer (Cellebrite), Cloud Extractor (Oxygen Forensics), E3 Platform (Paraben Corporation), etc. However, this can be done manually and in this article will show how to do this step-by-step.