Oxygen Forensics Adds Exclusive Huawei Device Capabilities With New Release

Oxygen Forensics, a global leader in digital forensics for law enforcement, federal, and corporate clients, today announced the release of Oxygen Forensic® Detective (12.3), the company’s flagship software. In addition to providing customers with a number of powerful new features, the release also makes Oxygen Forensic® Detective the first and only digital forensics platform to offer physical bypass support for Huawei devices running Android OS 10.Oxygen Forensic® Detective 12.3 provides users with the ability to bypass screen lock, perform a physical acquisition, and decrypt data from Huawei devices running Android OS 9 and 10. Support for physical bypass of Huawei devices running Android OS 10 is exclusive to Oxygen Forensics, with no other forensics software currently offering this state-of-the-art functionality. The new capability extends to more than 50 of the latest Huawei devices, including the Huawei Honor 20, the Huawei Honor Magic 2 3D, the Huawei Honor 10 Premium (GT), and the Huawei Honor Note 10.

“Oxygen Forensics is committed to delivering industry-leading capabilities and functionality for law enforcement and other licensed investigators,” said Lee Reiber, COO of Oxygen Forensics. “Technology is constantly evolving, and it’s important that we give our customers the tools they need to keep pace with that rapid evolution. With this latest update, we’re proud to offer a slew of exciting new features, and to stake our claim as the very first digital forensics software provider to deliver physical bypass functionality for Huawei devices running Android OS 10.”

In addition to its industry exclusive Huawei device functionality, the Oxygen Forensic® Detective 12.3 update also includes secure chats decryption in several Apple iOS messenger apps, including Signal, Wickr Me, Facebook and ChatSecure. Updates to the Oxygen Forensic® KeyScout enables investigators to collect a host of new artifacts on macOS, including Apple Messages (comprising contacts, SMS/MMS, iMessages, and their attachments), Apple Notes, Apple Photos, and Apple Reminders. The updated Oxygen Forensic® KeyScout can also detect and decrypt passwords saved in Google Chrome v.80 and Mozilla Firefox v.75 web browsers, which can be immediately put to use for cloud data extraction.

Oxygen Forensic® Detective 12.3 also enhances the built-in Oxygen Forensic® Cloud Extractor with extraction capabilities for Slack, enabling investigators to collect evidence from the popular productivity and messaging app. Additional updates to Oxygen Forensic® Cloud Extractor include substantial advancements to algorithms designed for WhatsApp extraction and decryption.

The new updates represent significant steps forward in the ongoing evolution of the Oxygen Forensic® Detective platform, and reflect the company’s commitment to continual innovation and improvement of its product offerings. The Oxygen Forensic® Detective suite of tools is available to previously vetted and appropriately licensed law enforcement organizations.

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