First published: 15th March 2017
Pioneers in phone forensic tools, COMPELSON Labs say that MOBILedit Forensic Express has entered a new era by adding physical extraction and analysis for Android. The tool is now a native 64-bit application and Version 4.0 has a total of 359 improvements.
MOBILedit Forensic Express is a phone extractor, data analyser and report generator in one solution. Its capabilities include deleted data recovery, advanced application analyser, wide range of supported phones including most feature phones, fine-tuned reports, concurrent phone processing, physical acquisition and easy-to-use user interface. It can be used as the only tool in a lab or as an enhancement to other tools through its data compatibility. When integrated with COMPELSON Labs' Camera Ballistics tool, it scientifically analyses camera photo origins.
- Android physical data extraction, allows extraction of physical images from investigated phones.
- Physical analysis allows opening image files, either generated by Forensic Express or 3rd party tools, and recover deleted files plus all other deleted data.
- Native 64-bit application, improves speed and stability.
- New File Manager to copy, move, and work with complete export folders, it solves problems with long filenames – which Windows File Explorer or Total Commander usually cannot handle.
- Import of Cellebrite UFD files for both logical and physical analysis.
- Rich MS Excel report allows custom data analysis using Excel features.
- Improved Android 7.0 support
- Wi-Fi connection now also supports app analysis and physical extraction for rooted Android phones
- New report sections for Notes, Tasks, and deleted iOS applications
- ADB and iTunes backup password can be included in reports and exports
- More information from iOS, including itunesmetadata.plist analysis, better keychain decryption, more iCloud information
- Additional phone information presented, such as cell info, device name, serial number and unique id
- Option to also pack binary files linked to PDF and HTML reports to create more compact reporting
- Memory usage optimizations
- More reliable cancelling of operations
New and updated application analysers
myMail, Verizon messaging app, ASUS Browser, ASUS Email, Play Store, Chrome Canary, BBM, eBay, Mi Fit, Opera Free VPN, WowApp, BlackBerry Hub+ Services, 360 Browser, Blendr, Hide My Text, ZOOM Cloud Meetings, Wikipedia, Textie, TextMe Up Free Calling & Texts, Google Quick Searchbox, Blocked Number, WhatsApp, Telegram, Viber, Hangouts