Chapter 1

Overview

Publisher Summary

This chapter briefly introduces the various iPhone models, Apple's strategy leading up to the development of the iPhone, and the most common resources available for developers as well as mobile examiners interested in new tools and techniques. The iPhone has an active hacking community, which has yielded research and tools that support forensic investigations. Some of these tools and techniques were originally used to assist with forensic imaging and are currently used for testing in order to better understand the device. Cydia is a popular application used for these purposes. It allows users with a modified phone to download and run iPhone or iPad applications that are not available in the App Store. The Samsung ...

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