Support for Kik in Oxygen Forensic® Detective

Kik is a free instant messaging app, which works on iPhones, Androids, and Kindles. As of 2022, Kik Messenger had over 300 million registered users, 2.5 million of which use the app daily. Of its 15 million monthly active users, 70% are in the 13-24 age bracket. The functionality of…

Support for Mediatek Devices in Oxygen Forensic® Detective

MediaTek Inc. is one of the largest smartphone chip makers in the world. At Oxygen Forensics we have implemented data extraction from Android devices based on MTK chipsets in Oxygen Forensic® Detective. This type of extraction method is based on a low-level proprietary protocol which was designed for firmware updates…

macOS Extraction of System Artifacts with Oxygen Forensic® KeyScout

Oxygen Forensic® KeyScout is a built-in module of Oxygen Forensic® Detective that extracts data from macOS, including pre-installed Apple apps, user-installed apps, system files, and user credentials. Let’s take a look at macOS system artifacts that are supported by Oxygen Forensic® KeyScout.   System Artifacts Extracted with Oxygen Forensic® KeyScout…

Huawei Physical Extraction Method: Test Points

Huawei is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of mobile phones and other consumer electronics products. Huawei smartphones on Kirin chipsets require different extraction methods. One of those methods is through a physical extraction using test points. To perform a physical extraction on certain Huawei devices, test points must be…