Chapter 6

Web Browsing

Abstract

Using open source tools to collect memory and analyze it as part of a forensic investigation.

Keywords

operating systems
forensics
operating environments

INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS CHAPTER:

Web browser artifacts
Messaging artifacts
E-mail artifacts

Introduction

Most of our lives are lived on the Internet these days. Between e-mail, social networking, YouTube, and a wide variety of other Web sites we visit regularly, our access to the network is very common. In addition, our lives living inside of digital artifacts such as browsing habits, bookmarks, histories, e-mail archives, and logs of who we message, there is no point in pretending that the Internet is not an enormous pathway for attacks. This may come ...

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