The smartphone forensics landscape is changing, and examiners need to be smart with their budgets while also equipping themselves with the right tools to get the job done.
Meet Magnet ACQUIRE, a free software solution that enables digital forensic examiners to quickly and easily acquire forensic images of any iOS or Android device, hard drives, and removable media.
1) The new realities of smartphone forensics
Based on the direction Apple and Google are headed with recent and forthcoming versions of their operating systems, encryption of memory on smartphones is becoming a standard security feature. This means that physical images will become increasingly challenging to acquire no matter what tool you are using…