WhatsApp data extraction via OxyAgent

When physical extraction is not supported for Android devices, investigators can use OxyAgent to run a logical extraction to collect a plethora of valuable data. Our OxyAgent is typically used to acquire basic artifacts, like contacts, calls, calendars, and messages. With our updated OxyAgent, logical extractions using Oxygen Forensic Detective…

Telegram Forensics

What is Telegram? Telegram is a cloud-based instant messaging and voice over IP service launched in 2013 by the brothers Nikolai and Pavel Durov. According to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the number of monthly Telegram users as of October 2019 is 300 million people worldwide.1 Let’s go through…

Wickr some forensics up!

What is Wickr Wickr Messenger allows users to exchange end-to-end encrypted and content-expiring messages, and make end-to-end encrypted video conference calls. Wickr was founded in 2012 by a group of security experts who wanted to implement new standards of data privacy that had been previously available only to military and…

Viber Messenger Forensics

About Viber Viber is a cross-platform voice over IP and instant messaging software operated by Rakuten. The software app is provided as freeware for Android, Apple iOS, Microsoft Windows, macOS and Linux platforms. Initially the messenger was developed in 2010 by the Israel-based Viber Media, which was then bought by…

Signal Disruption

Signal – secure messenger for confidential communication In today’s world everyone is using messenger applications. Many users prefer using messengers that have strong encryption built-in for obvious reasons from confidentiality to hiding data from investigators.  One such app used by messengers due to the confidentiality and privacy they provide. Signal…