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= Conventional File Systems =  
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{{Infobox_Software |
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  name = plaso |
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  maintainer = [[Kristinn Gudjonsson]], [[Joachim Metz]] |
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  os = [[Linux]], [[Mac OS X]], [[Windows]] |
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  genre = {{Analysis}} |
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  license = {{APL}} |
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  website = [https://code.google.com/p/plaso/ code.google.com/p/plaso/] |
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}}
  
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Plaso (plaso langar að safna öllu) is the Python based back-end engine used by tools such as log2timeline for automatic creation of a super timelines. The goal of log2timeline (and thus plaso) is to provide a single tool that can parse various log files and forensic artifacts from computers and related systems, such as network equipment to produce a single correlated timeline. This timeline can then be easily analysed by forensic investigators/analysts, speeding up investigations by correlating the vast amount of information found on an average computer system. Plaso is intended to be applied for creating super timelines but also supports creating [http://blog.kiddaland.net/2013/02/targeted-timelines-part-i.html targeted timelines].
: The Fast File System, a variant of ufs that is faster and supports symbolic links.
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; ext2fs, ext3
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The Plaso project site also provides [[4n6time]], formerly "l2t_Review", which is a cross-platform forensic tool for timeline creation and review by [[David Nides]].
: ext2fs was introduced with Linux. ext3 is a journaled version of ext2 which allows for speedy disk recovery after a crash.
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; FAT
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== Supported Formats ==
: Originally used by MSDOS. Includes FAT12 (for floppy disks), FAT16 and FAT32
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; NTFS
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=== Storage Media Image File Formats ===
: The New Technology File System, introduced by Microsoft with Windows NT 4.0. Now used on XP.
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Storage Medis Image File Format support is provided by [[dfvfs]].
  
; ufs
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=== Volume System Formats ===
: The Unix File System, introduced with Unix.
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Volume System Format support is provided by [[dfvfs]].
  
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=== File System Formats ===
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File System Format support is provided by [[dfvfs]].
  
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=== File formats ===
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<b>TODO expand this list</b>
  
= Cryptographic File Systems =
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* Apple System Log (ASL)
Cryptographic file systems encrypt information before it is stored on the media. Some of these file systems store encrypted files directly. Others are better thought of as device drivers, which are then used to store some of the file systems discussed above.
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* Basic Security Module (BSM)
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* Bencode files
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* [[Google Chrome|Chrome cache files]]
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* [[Property list (plist)|Binary property list (plist) format]] using [[binplist]]
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* [[Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) Database File (EDB) format]]using [[libesedb]]
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* [[Internet Explorer History File Format]] (also known as MSIE 4 - 9 Cache Files or index.dat) using [[libmsiecf]]
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* [[OLE Compound File]] using [[libolecf]]
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* SQLite databases
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* Syslog
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* [[Windows Event Log (EVT)]] using [[libevt]]
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* [[Windows NT Registry File (REGF)]] using [[libregf]]
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* [[LNK|Windows Shortcut File (LNK) format]] using [[liblnk]]
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* [[Windows XML Event Log (EVTX)]] using [[libevtx]]
  
; Apple's File Vault
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=== Bencode file formats ===
: A clever user interface to Apple's encrypted disk images. Uses the ".sparseimage" extension on disk files.
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* Transmission
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* uTorrent
  
; CFS - Matt Blaze's Cryptographic File System for Unix
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=== ESE database file formats ===
: [http://http://www.crypto.com/papers/cfskey.pdf|Key Management in an Encrypting File System], Matt Blaze, USENIX Summer 1994 Technical Conference, Boston, MA, June 1994.
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<b>TODO expand this list</b>
: [http://http://www.crypto.com/papers/cfs.pdf|A Cryptographic File System for Unix], Matt Blaze, Proceedings of the First ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Fairfax, VA, November 1993.
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; http://www.tcfs.it/
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=== OLE Compound File formats ===
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<b>TODO expand this list</b>
  
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=== SQLite database file formats ===
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<b>TODO expand this list</b>
  
== Full Disk Encryption ==
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=== Windows Registry formats ===
; Seagate FDE
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<b>TODO expand this list</b>
: http://www.seagate.com/docs/pdf/marketing/PO-Momentus-FDE.pdf
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; Network Appliance
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== History ==
: http://www.netapp.com/ftp/decru-fileshredding.pdf
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Plaso is a Python-based rewrite of the Perl-based [[log2timeline]] initially created by [[Kristinn Gudjonsson]]. Plaso builds upon the [[SleuthKit]], [[libyal]] and other projects.
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== See Also ==
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* [[dfvfs]]
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* [[log2timeline]]
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== External Links ==
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* [https://code.google.com/p/plaso/ Project site]
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* [https://sites.google.com/a/kiddaland.net/plaso/home Project documentation]
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* [http://blog.kiddaland.net/ Project blog]
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* [https://sites.google.com/a/kiddaland.net/plaso/usage/4n6time 4n6time]

Revision as of 03:26, 3 June 2014

plaso
Maintainer: Kristinn Gudjonsson, Joachim Metz
OS: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows
Genre: Analysis
License: APL
Website: code.google.com/p/plaso/

Plaso (plaso langar að safna öllu) is the Python based back-end engine used by tools such as log2timeline for automatic creation of a super timelines. The goal of log2timeline (and thus plaso) is to provide a single tool that can parse various log files and forensic artifacts from computers and related systems, such as network equipment to produce a single correlated timeline. This timeline can then be easily analysed by forensic investigators/analysts, speeding up investigations by correlating the vast amount of information found on an average computer system. Plaso is intended to be applied for creating super timelines but also supports creating targeted timelines.

The Plaso project site also provides 4n6time, formerly "l2t_Review", which is a cross-platform forensic tool for timeline creation and review by David Nides.

Supported Formats

Storage Media Image File Formats

Storage Medis Image File Format support is provided by dfvfs.

Volume System Formats

Volume System Format support is provided by dfvfs.

File System Formats

File System Format support is provided by dfvfs.

File formats

TODO expand this list

Bencode file formats

  • Transmission
  • uTorrent

ESE database file formats

TODO expand this list

OLE Compound File formats

TODO expand this list

SQLite database file formats

TODO expand this list

Windows Registry formats

TODO expand this list

History

Plaso is a Python-based rewrite of the Perl-based log2timeline initially created by Kristinn Gudjonsson. Plaso builds upon the SleuthKit, libyal and other projects.

See Also

External Links