Chapter 11

Mobile Operating Systems

Abstract

Investigation of mobile operating systems, including the artifacts left behind when smartphones are connected to desktops/laptops.

Keywords

operating systems
forensics
operating environments

INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS CHAPTER:

Encryption and Remote Control
Rooting/Jailbreaking
Android
Blackberry
iOS
Windows Phone

Introduction

Mobile devices are mainstream. When you look around at people carrying around cell phones, how many of them are so-called smartphones? It may be difficult for you to think of anyone who has a mobile device that is not a smartphone. Even more importantly, the devices that are not so-called smartphones, can still be connected to a desktop operating system, more often ...

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