Oxygen Software updates Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012, the company’s flagship mobile forensic tool, adding new data carving and analysis functionality and extending the range of supported devices by nearly 700 models. The newly added Key Evidence section offers a clean, uncluttered view of essential evidence, allowing investigators to mark certain artifacts and events as “important” in various other sections, then review selected evidence all at once in a single section…The latest release of Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012 offers an additional possibility for data carving by providing access to Blackberry device logs. Device logs may contain information about items that were deleted by the user such as calls, text messages and other data generated by Blackberry apps.
From compatibility standpoint, the updated Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012 now supports The new iPad, nearly 600 Mediatek-based Chinese branded phones, as well as about 100 Android devices that are new on the market. Today, Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012 boosts the number of recognized mobile devices to nearly 4,200.
Key Evidence Section: Uncluttered View of Essential Evidence
The newly added Key Evidence section offers clean, uncluttered view of evidence marked as essential by investigators. Forensic specialists can mark certain items belonging to various sections as being essential evidence, then reviewing them all at once regardless of their original location. Key Evidence is an aggregated view that can display selected items from Phonebook, Calendar, Messages, Dictionaries, Web Connections and Location Services, as well as other sections available in Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012. The new section offers the ability to review relevant information at a single glance, concentrating one’s efforts on what really matters and filtering out distracting, unimportant data. Key Evidence is available to users of Analyst license.
Carving Deleted Data by Analyzing Blackberry Device Logs
Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012 adds the ability to analyze the Device Logs section of Blackberry devices. Blackberry devices generate a wide range of logs, recording core and system events, the current state of the phone as well as data generated by installed applications. The new analysis method allows investigators retrieve time-stamped information about calls, text messages and application-specific information that was deleted by the user.
Supporting The New iPad, Newly Released Mediatek and Android Phones
The latest release of Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012 adds support for nearly 700 new devices including The new iPad (iPad 3). In addition to The new iPad, Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012 now supports nearly 600 new Chinese-branded models based on the Mediatek (MTK) chipset. About 100 newly released Android OS devices were also added to the compatibility list. The total number of supported models is now approaching 4,200.
Popular MTK-based models such as Alcatel, Fly, Huawei, Motorola, Philips and Pantech are supported. A large number of “fake” phones are also supported, including models branded Nokla, Nckia, Nktel, Nony, Nova, Nexian, Novo, Narnia, Nasaki, TV-Mobile and Tvmobile ‘Fake Nokia’ phones, Samkung, Samsong, Samsonic and Samskin ‘Fake Samsung’ phones, Suny-ericssom ‘Fake Sony Ericsson’ phones.
About Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012
Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012 helps investigators and forensic specialists access and analyze data from a variety of mobile devices such as cell phones, smartphones, communicators, PDA and tablet PCs. Currently supporting more than 4,000 different models, Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012 covers the widest range of mobile devices compared to competition, and allows fully automated acquisition and analysis of supported devices.
The unique Timeline feature offers convenient, single-place access to all activities and movements performed by the user arranged by date and time. Investigators can track user location at every moment, build and map their historic routes, and clearly see all activities performed by the user at each location.
Another signature feature of Oxygen Forensic Suite allows investigators performing a global search on all devices ever analyzed with the toolkit. The global search quickly reveals any connections (e.g. common contacts, exchanged calls, texts or emails) between the phone owners.
Oxygen’s statistical analysis tools allow investigators discover social connections between the users of multiple mobile devices. Calls, text messages and Skype conversations are analyzed to produce charts and tables revealing the users’ closest circle at a glance.
Oxygen Forensic Suite 2012 guarantees zero-footprint operation, leaving no traces and making no modifications to the content of the devices, making it the tool of choice among government and law enforcement agencies, security services and forensic organizations in more than fifty countries.
About Oxygen Software
Founded in 2000, Oxygen Software offers the most advanced forensic data examination tools for smartphones and mobile devices. The company is dedicated in delivering the most universal forensic solution covering the widest range of mobile devices running Symbian, Windows Mobile, Blackberry, iOS, and Android operating systems. As a result, Oxygen Forensic Suite receives great response at forensic conferences, exhibitions and trainings, and occupies a spot in the top of the list in relevant tests for extracting more data than competition.
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More information about the company and its forensic solutions is available at www.oxygen-forensic.com