6   Mobile Forensic Tool Overview

Selecting a mobile forensic solution can be an extremely difficult task. Understanding the capabilities of each tool can be confusing and at times cryptic. Although lot of mobile forensic software vendors list the vast number of devices that can be supported, remember that even if a product supports 15,000 devices, if it will not help with the single device that you need to collect, or the device is supported but does not extract the data that could be critical to the case, it’s not the right tool for you. Vendors in the mobile forensic marketplace use the term “profiles” to describe their support and generally describe support for a “type” of device, loosely based on model. This enables the vendor to claim support ...

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