Oxygen Forensic Suite 2
|Date Released:||18 September 2009|
Oxygen Forensic Suite 2 is a mobile forensic software for logical analysis of cell phones, smartphones and PDAs developed by Oxygen Software. The suite can extract device information, contacts, calendar events, SMS messages, event logs, and files. In addition, the vendor claims the suite can extract metadata related to the above. As of August 2009 the suite supported more than 1,450 devices, including Nokia, Apple iPhone series, Apple iPod Vertu, Sony Ericsson, Samsung, Motorola, Blackberry, Panasonic, Siemens, HTC, HP, E-Ten, Gigabyte, i-Mate and other mobile phones. The suite also supports devices running Symbian OS and Windows Mobile 5/6.
The suite access devices using advanced proprietary protocols. Some devices like smartphones require an Agent installation. Of course, installing software onto the device being examined will impact the forensic soundness of the investigation. If such information is not obtainable by other means and the impact is documented, it may still be admissible under the Best Evidence Rule.
Oxygen Forensic Suite was previously marketed as "Oxygen Phone Manager II (Forensic Edition)".