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{{Infobox_Software |
 
{{Infobox_Software |
   name = Helix3 |
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   name = Helix3 Pro |
 
   maintainer = [[e-fense]]|
 
   maintainer = [[e-fense]]|
   os = {{Linux}}, {{Windows}}, {{Solaris}} |
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   os = {{Linux}}, {{Windows}}, {{Mac OS X}} |
 
   genre = {{Live CD}}, {{Incident response}} |
 
   genre = {{Live CD}}, {{Incident response}} |
 
   license = {{GPL}}, others |
 
   license = {{GPL}}, others |
   website = [http://www.e-fense.com/helix3-download.php e-fense.com]  
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   website = [http://www.e-fense.com/helix3pro.php e-fense.com]  
 
}}
 
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'''Helix3''' is a [[Live CD]] built on top of [[Ubuntu]]. It focuses on [[Incident Response|incident response]] and [[computer forensics]].
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'''Helix3 Pro''' is a [[Live CD]] built on top of [[Ubuntu]]. It focuses on [[Incident Response|incident response]] and [[computer forensics]].
 
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According to Helix3 Support Forum, e-fense is no longer planning on updating the free version of Helix.
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== Tools Included ==
 
== Tools Included ==
  
Helix focuses on Incident Response and forensics tools. It is meant to be used by individuals who have a sound understanding of Incident Response and forensic techniques.
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* Live side for [[Mac OS X]], [[Windows]] and [[Linux]]
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* A bootable forensically sound environment based on [[Ubuntu]]
  
=== Bootable Side ===
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Open source forensic tools include:
  
* [[The Sleuth Kit]] (3.0.0)
 
 
* [[dc3dd]]
 
* [[dc3dd]]
* [[dcfldd]]
 
* [[LinEn]]
 
 
* [[aimage]]
 
* [[aimage]]
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* [[The Sleuth Kit]] (3.0.1, with "light" version of [[Autopsy]], with [[libewf]] support)
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* [[foremost]]
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* [[Volatility]]
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* Several tools for mobile phone forensics
  
''and others.''
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Other tools include:
 
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* [[LinEn]]
=== Windows Side ===
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* [[FTK Imager]]
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* [[mdd]]
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* [[WinDD | win32dd]]
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* [[winen]]
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* [[WFT]]
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* [[IRCR]]
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''and others.''
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Windows side can be used to scan for pictures on a live system.
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== Forensic Issues ==
 
== Forensic Issues ==
  
* Helix3 will automount [[Ext3]] / [[Ext4]] file systems during the boot process and recover them if required (bug in ''initrd'' scripts);
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* Helix3 Pro can automount some storage devices like firewire devices and MMC in read/write mode;
* Helix3 can automount some storage devices like firewire devices and MMC in read/write mode;
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* Helix3 Pro relies on file system drivers to provide write protection, mounting some file system types (e.g. [[XFS]]) will result in several data writes to the original media.  
* Helix3 relies on file system drivers to provide write protection, mounting some file system types (e.g. [[XFS]]) will result in several data writes to the original media.
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== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
  
* [[Helix3 Pro]]
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Free version: [[Helix3]]
 
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== External Links ==
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* [http://forum.charlestendell.com Helix3 CE Forum]
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Latest revision as of 05:40, 18 January 2014

Helix3 Pro
Maintainer: e-fense
OS: Linux,Windows,Mac OS X
Genre: Live CD,Incident Response
License: GPL, others
Website: e-fense.com

Helix3 Pro is a Live CD built on top of Ubuntu. It focuses on incident response and computer forensics.

Tools Included

Open source forensic tools include:

Other tools include:

Forensic Issues

  • Helix3 Pro can automount some storage devices like firewire devices and MMC in read/write mode;
  • Helix3 Pro relies on file system drivers to provide write protection, mounting some file system types (e.g. XFS) will result in several data writes to the original media.

See Also

Free version: Helix3