Data Storage Apps Supported by Oxygen Forensic® Detective

Cloud storage apps have transformed the way we store and access files. Data storage apps are more than just a tool to free up space on your computer or mobile device, they can also help with organization, collaboration, and security.

With the ability to store files, folders, images, documents, and more on data storage apps comes the opportunity for delinquent use. With the ability to use these storage apps comes the need for a digital tool that can help law enforcement extract data from these storage applications.

Oxygen Forensic® Detective allows investigators to extract data info, files, folders, timestamps, and more in our all-in-one solutions platform.

Supported Data Storage Apps

The top data storage apps we currently support are:

    1. MEGA
    2. Dropbox
    3. OneDrive
    4. Mi Cloud
    5. Google Drive
    6. iCloud
    7. Box

 

MEGA

MEGA is offered through web-based apps as well as mobile apps for Android and iOS. It is covered by end-to-end encryption with keys that you control and up to 50 GB of free cloud storage.

Extracted Data:

  • Information about the account owner
  • Achievements
  • Sessions
  • Contacts
  • Friendship requests
  • Private chats information
  • Group chats information
  • Chats
  •  Folders

 

Dropbox

As of 2020, Dropbox reported having 15.48 million paying users. Users are able to save data to the app from Apple and Android products as well as Windows. Dropbox is secured with AES 256-bit encryption.

Extracted Data:

  • Account owner information
  • Files and folders
    • uploaded by the user
    • shared by other users
    • names of deleted files and folders
    • comments
  • Paper documents
  • Information about users with whom the file or Paper document was shared
  • Files revisions

 

Microsoft OneDrive

Microsoft OneDrive’s popularity lies in Microsoft’s business product as part of the Office365 platform, and is now used by many organizations with 11,939 companies using it.

Extracted Data:

  • Account owner information
  • Files and folders
    • uploaded by the user
    • shared by other users
    • created in Office Online
    • files from Trash
    • files revisions

 

Mi Cloud

Mi Cloud is a cloud service on Xiaomi phones and tablets. Xiaomi Cloud is a platform that provides storage, technology, and online services that help you store, sync, manage, and share personal content.

Extracted Data:

  • Account owner information
  • Devices list
  • Contacts
  • Calendar events
  • Calls
  • SMS, MMS messages
  • Notes with attachments
  • Gallery
  • Browser data
    • opened tabs
    • bookmarks
    • history
  • Recordings
  • Wi-Fi hotspots and their locations

 

Google Drive

Google Drive has two billion users  worldwide, offers file sharing and a remote location to backup your files. Google Drive provides collaborative tools and built-in integration with Google’s suite of products and services.

Extracted Data:

  • Account owner information
  • Files and folders
    • uploaded by the user
    • shared by other users
    • deleted
    • created in Google Drive

 

iCloud

iCloud is Apple’s cloud storage platform that is preinstalled on all Apple products and is available for download in the Google Play Store where Android users can create an Apple ID.

Extracted Data:

  • Account owner information
  • Files and folders
    • uploaded by the user
    • created in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

 

Box

Box is a comprehensive cloud storage app, considered one of the most popular on the market with 41 million users. It comes with support for Google Docs and Microsoft Office 365.

Extracted Data:

  • Account owner information
  • Files and folders:
    • uploaded by the user
    • shared by other users

Other data storage apps that we support are JioCloud and Line Keep.

 

Conclusion

With the growing popularity of data storage apps as well as the growing applications to store data from devices,

Oxygen Forensic® Detective helps investigators to extract data from the mentioned apps and combine them with our analytic tools to build reports, social graphs, and much more.

Oxygen Forensics continues to add more cloud storage applications to make sure that we are giving law enforcement the tools they need to make the world a safer place.

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