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==Linux Memory Analysis Tools==
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== See Also ==
* The [http://4tphi.net/fatkit/ Forensic Analysis Toolkit (FATKit)] is a cross-platform, modular, and extensible digital investigation framework for analyzing volatile system memory.  (Publication Date: 2006; Availability/License: not available)
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Open Source Projects:
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[[Google Desktop Search]]
* The [https://www.volatilesystems.com/default/volatility Volatility Framework] is a collection of tools, implemented in Python, for the extraction of digital artifacts from volatile memory (RAM) samples.  Support for Linux is experimental (see Volatility mailing list threads referenced below).  (Availability/License: GNU GPL)
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* [http://hysteria.sk/~niekt0/foriana/ Foriana] is tool for extraction of information such as the process and modules lists from a RAM image using logical relations between OS structures.  (Availability/License: GNU GPL)
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* [http://code.google.com/p/draugr/ Draugr] is a Linux memory forensics tool written in Python.  (Availability/License: GNU GPL)
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* [http://code.google.com/p/volatilitux/ Volatilitux] is another Linux memory forensics tool written in Python.  (Availability/License: GNU GPL)
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== External Links ==
* [http://pikewerks.com/sl/ Second Look] from [http://www.pikewerks.com Pikewerks Corporation] can analyze live memory or stored snapshots (physical memory images).  It can be used to detect rootkits and other kernel-hooking malware, as well as obtain forensic information about the state of the system.  It has command-line and GUI interfaces, and reverse engineering capabilities including built-in disassembly and hexadecimal data views.  An online reference kernel repository provides baselines for verification of thousands of distribution stock kernels.  As of November 2010, it supports x86 and x86_64 targets running kernels 2.6.8 to 2.6.35.  (Availability/License: commercial)
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==Linux Memory Analysis Challenges==
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* [http://www.microsoft.com/windows/desktopsearch/ Official website]
 
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Desktop_Search Wikipedia entry on Windows Desktop Search]
* The [[Digital Forensic Research Workshop]] [http://dfrws.org/2008/challenge/index.shtml 2008 Forensics Challenge] focused on the development of Linux memory analysis techniques and the fusion of evidence from memory, hard disk, and network.
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_search_engines#Desktop_search_engines Wikipedia list of Desktop search engines]
* [http://communaute.sstic.org/ChallengeSSTIC2010 Challenge SSTIC 2010] (French) dealt with analysis of physical memory from a mobile device running Android.
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==Linux Memory Analysis Bibliography==
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* [http://www.usenix.org/events/usenix05/tech/freenix/full_papers/movall/movall.pdf Linux Physical Memory Analysis], Paul Movall, Ward Nelson, Shaun Wetzstein; Usenix, 2005.
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* [http://cisr.nps.edu/downloads/theses/06thesis_urrea.pdf An Analysis Of Linux RAM Forensics], J.M. Urrea, Masters Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, 2006.
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* [http://esiea-recherche.eu/~desnos/papers/slidesdraugr.pdf Linux Live Memory Forensics], a presentation by Desnos Anthony describing the implementation of draugr, 2009.
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* [http://is.cuni.cz/studium/dipl_st/index.php?doo=detail&did=48540 Forensic RAM Dump Image Analyzer] by Ivor Kollar, describing the implementation of foriana, 2009.
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* [http://pikewerks.com/_datasheets/secondlook.pdf Second Look Datasheet]
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Volatility Mailing List Threads on Support for Linux:
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* http://lists.volatilesystems.com/pipermail/vol-users/2010-January/thread.html#143
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* http://lists.volatilesystems.com/pipermail/vol-dev/2010-September/thread.html#112
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