8   Conducting a Collection of a Mobile Device: Considerations and Actions

Now that the environment has been set and you understand some of the problems that may result, let’s get into the actual processing and collection of the mobile device. As covered previously, connecting to the device to complete an extraction can be difficult at times, so starting with a clean system and arming yourself with knowledge of troubleshooting problems can keep your frustrations to a minimum. Once a device successfully connects, you’ll find that collecting the digital data from the mobile device will be one of the more straightforward procedures in mobile forensics. Before we get into the connection and extraction of the digital data, let’s look at some initial ...

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