From Brian Carrier:
Based on the success of the Digital Forensic Research Workshop (DFRWS)
2005 memory analysis challenge, a new challenge is being posted for DFRWS
2006. This year, the focus is on file carving techniques.
The challenge data set contains JPEG, ZIP, Office, HTML, and text files
and fragments. The goal is to develop new tools and techniques to extract
as many files as possible while reducing the number of false positives.
All techniques developed for this challenge must be fully described and
source code for tools must be released (after all, the goal of DFRWS is to
More details can be found at:
Submissions are due by July 17, 2006 and results will be announced at the
DFRWS 2006 reception.