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 12.6 will now include valuable …

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 some security features of Telegram …

Kickin’ Kik

What is it? Kik is a free instant messaging app, which works on iPhones, Androids and Kindles. As of May 2016, Kik Messenger had approximately 300 million registered users, and was used by approximately 40% of United States teenagers[i]. Of its 15 million monthly active users, 57% are in the 13-24 age bracket[ii]. The functionality …