CHAPTER

5

RAM Dump

INFORMATION IN THIS CHAPTER

Gadgets Gone Astray

Digital Forensic Acquisition Examination

Mind Your Memory

Advancements in Memory Analysis

Hindering the Gatherers

Innovative software technologies continue to evolve rapidly, driven by market demands. Memory-isolated programs launched from removable media (U3), random access memory (RAM) resident rootkits, encryption prevalence, and Web 2.0 are just a few of the new software challenges that face the digital investigators of today. In the last few years, there have been considerable development and advances in tools focused on memory acquisition and analysis.

This chapter will peer into the forensic aspects of memory collection and analysis practices. Recent developments ...

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