Kali Linux Forensics

As was mentioned earlier in this chapter, the Kali Linux distribution has a number of forensics tools. Even if you have a commercial tool that you are satisfied with such as OSForensics, FTK, or Encase, it is often a very good idea to ensure quality control by repeating certain tests with a second tool. Having an open source tool such as Autops is certainly a cost-effective way to do this. You can see the tools available to you in FIGURE 9-8.

Autopsy launches as a command line; however, that just gives you a web address to enter into your browser. This is because Autopsy is a web-based graphical user interface for the command-line tool Sleuth Kit. Both Autopsy and Sleuth Kit are very well known and widely respected open ...

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