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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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}}
  
There are a number of linux distributions.
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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].
  
In general they have primary repositories which are setup for every installation of the operating system and they have special purpose repositories which require specific setup.
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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]].
  
=Repository Setup=
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== Supported Formats ==
==openSUSE==
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The information below is based of version 1.1.0
For current openSUSE 11.4 and 12.1 users it is necessary to have the following repositories configured:
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*security
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=== Storage Media Image File Formats ===
*devel:languages:perl
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Storage Medis Image File Format support is provided by [[dfvfs]].
*devel:languages:python
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This is most easily done from the command line via (assumes openSUSE 12.1):
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=== Volume System Formats ===
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Volume System Format support is provided by [[dfvfs]].
  
sudo zypper ar -f <nowiki>http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/security/openSUSE_12.1</nowiki> security
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=== File System Formats ===
sudo zypper ar -f <nowiki>http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/languages:/perl</nowiki>/openSUSE_12.1 perl
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File System Format support is provided by [[dfvfs]].
sudo zypper ar -f <nowiki>http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/devel:/languages:/python/openSUSE_12.1</nowiki> python
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zypper lr  <nowiki>          </nowiki>  # used to verify you have the repos installed
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==fedora==
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=== File formats ===
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* Apple System Log (ASL)
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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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* CUPS IPP
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* [[Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) Database File (EDB) format]] using [[libesedb]]
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* Firefox Cache
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* Java IDX
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* MacOS-X Application firewall
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* MacOS-X Keychain
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* MacOS-X Securityd
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* MacOS-X Wifi
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* ([[SleuthKit]]) mactime logs
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* McAfee Anti-Virus Logs
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* Microsoft [[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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* Opera Browser history
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* OpenXML
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* Pcap files
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* Popularity Contest log
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* [[Property list (plist)|Property list (plist) format]] using [[binplist]]
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* SELinux audit logs
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* SkyDrive log and error log files
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* [[SQLite database format]] using [[SQLite]]
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* Symantec AV Corporate Edition and Endpoint Protection log
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* Syslog
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* UTMP
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* UTMPX
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* [[Windows Event Log (EVT)]] using [[libevt]]
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* Windows Firewall
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* Windows Job files (also known as "at jobs")
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* Windows Prefetch files
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* Windows Recycle bin (INFO2 and $I/$R)
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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]]
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* Xchat and Xchat scrollback files
  
[http://www.cert.org/forensics/tools/ CERT] maintains a fedora security repository with a large number of DFIR applicaitons.
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=== Bencode file formats ===
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* Transmission
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* uTorrent
  
==debian==
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=== ESE database file formats ===
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* Internet Explorer WebCache format
  
You can search for debian packages at [http://packages.debian.org/search debian's search page]
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=== OLE Compound File formats ===
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* Document summary information
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* Summary information (top-level only)
  
==ubuntu==
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=== Property list (plist) formats ===
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* Airport
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* Apple Account
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* Bluetooth
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* Install History
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* iPod/iPhone
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* Mac User
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* Safari history
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* Software Update
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* Spotlight
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* Spotlight Volume Information
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* Timemachine
  
=Computer Forensic Tools=
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=== SQLite database file formats ===
Below is a list of computer forensic tools.  For each tool the repository it can be found in and the version in the repository is shown.
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* Android call logs
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* Android SMS
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* Chrome cookies
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* [[Google Chrome|Chrome browsing and downloads history]]
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* [[Mozilla Firefox|Firefox browsing and downloads history]]
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* Google Drive
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* Launch services quarantine events
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* MacKeeper cache
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* Mac OS X document versions
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* Skype text conversations
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* [[Zeitgeist|Zeitgeist activity database]]
  
As an example, aimage is in the openSUSE security repository and it is version 3.2.5
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=== [[Windows Registry]] formats ===
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* [[Windows Application Compatibility|AppCompatCache]]
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* CCleaner
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* Less Frequently Used
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* MountPoints2
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* MRUList and MRUListEx (no shell item support)
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* [[Internet Explorer|MSIE Zones]]
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* Office MRU
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* Outlook Search
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* Run Keys
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* Services
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* Terminal Server MRU
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* Typed URLS
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* USBStor
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* UserAssist
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* WinRar
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* Windows version information
  
==Imaging Tools==
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== History ==
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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]], [[dfvfs]] and various other projects.
  
{|border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0" {{repository table}}
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== See Also ==
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* [[dfvfs]]
|rowspan=1| '''Tool'''
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* [[log2timeline]]
|'''openSUSE'''
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|'''fedora'''
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|'''debian'''
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|'''ubuntu'''
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|'''comment'''
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|'''General Remarks'''
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== External Links ==
|rowspan=1| [http://www.e-fense.com/helix/ adepto]
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* [https://code.google.com/p/plaso/ Project site]
|N/A <!-- opensuse -->
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* [https://sites.google.com/a/kiddaland.net/plaso/home Project documentation]
|?              <!-- fedora-->
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* [http://blog.kiddaland.net/ Project blog]
|N/A              <!-- debian-->
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* [https://sites.google.com/a/kiddaland.net/plaso/usage/4n6time 4n6time]
|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|  <!-- comment -->
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|adepto is included in the helix boot cd<!-- General Remarks -->
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|-
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|rowspan=1| [[aimage]]
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|security/3.2.5 <!-- opensuse -->
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|?              <!-- fedora-->
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|squeeze/3.2.4  <!-- debian-->
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|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|a imaging tool to create aff format images  <!-- comment -->
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|aimage has been EOL'ed.  guymager or ftkimager (windows/mac) are recommended for creating aff images. <!-- General Remarks -->
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|rowspan=1| [[AIR]]
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|N/A <!-- opensuse -->
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|?              <!-- fedora-->
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|?              <!-- debian-->
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|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|Automated Image and Restore  <!-- comment -->
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|a GUI front-end to dd and dc3dd designed for easily creating forensic bit images <!-- General Remarks -->
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|-
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|rowspan=1| [[dc3dd]]
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|security*/7.1.614 <!-- opensuse -->
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|?              <!-- fedora-->
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|sid/7.1.614    <!-- debian-->
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|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|DoD Cyber Crime Center DD  <!-- comment -->
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|This tool was formerly known as dcfldd.  When released as dc3dd it was totally rewritten. <!-- General Remarks -->
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|rowspan=1| [[ddrescue]]
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|Base/1.14 <!-- opensuse -->
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|?              <!-- fedora-->
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|squeeze/1.14 sid/1.23 <!-- debian-->
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|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|Also known as GNU ddrescue<!-- comment -->
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|This tool is different than dd_rescue.
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|rowspan=1| [[dd_rescue]]
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|N/A <!-- opensuse -->
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|?              <!-- fedora-->
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|?              <!-- debian-->
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|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|<!-- comment -->
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|This tool is different than GNU ddrescue.
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|rowspan=1| [[libewf|ewfacquire]]
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|security*/20100226 <!-- opensuse -->
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|?              <!-- fedora-->
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|squeeze/20100226              <!-- debian-->
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|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|a imaging tool to create ewf format images  <!-- comment -->
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|ewfacquire is part of ewftools in some distributions.<!-- General Remarks -->
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|-
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|rowspan=1| [[IXimager]]
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|N/A <!-- opensuse -->
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|?              <!-- fedora-->
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|?              <!-- debian-->
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|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|A law enforcement only imager<!-- comment -->
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|used in conjunction with ILook Investigator
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|-
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|rowspan=1| [[LinEn]]
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|N/A <!-- opensuse -->
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|?              <!-- fedora-->
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|?              <!-- debian-->
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|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|a proprietary imaging tool to create ewf format images  <!-- comment -->
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|included on the Helix boot CD<!-- General Remarks -->
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|-
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|rowspan=1| [[guymager]]
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|N/A<!-- opensuse -->
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|?              <!-- fedora-->
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|Squeeze/0.4.2 Sid/0.5.9-3              <!-- debian-->
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|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|a imaging tool to create aff format images  <!-- comment -->
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|Guymager is an open source forensic imager. It focuses on user friendliness and high speed.  <!-- General Remarks -->
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|rowspan=1| [http://sourceforge.net/projects/rdd rdd]
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|N/A <!-- opensuse -->
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|?              <!-- fedora-->
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|?              <!-- debian-->
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|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|a dd-like tool, with forensic imaging features  <!-- comment -->
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|Rdd is robust with respect to read errors<!-- General Remarks -->
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|rowspan=1| [ftp://ftp.berlios.de/pub/sdd/ sdd]
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|Archiving:Backup/1.52 <!-- opensuse -->
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|?              <!-- fedora-->
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|?              <!-- debian-->
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|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|a dd-like tool<!-- comment -->
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|Designed to work well when IBS != OBS.  Working with tape is an example.<!-- General Remarks -->
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|}
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*package will appear in the base release with the next full distribution release.
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==File Inventory Tools==
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{|border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0" {{repository table}}
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|-
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|rowspan=1| '''Tool'''
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|'''openSUSE'''
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|'''fedora'''
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|'''debian'''
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|'''ubuntu'''
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|'''comment'''
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|'''General Remarks'''
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|-
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|rowspan=1| [[exiftool]]
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|base/v8.65 <!-- opensuse -->
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|?              <!-- fedora-->
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|squeeze/v8.15 sid/v8.60              <!-- debian-->
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|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|  <!-- comment -->
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|exiftool has superior metadata reporting capability -->
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|rowspan=1| [[fiwalk]]
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|security*/v0.6.15 <!-- opensuse -->
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|?              <!-- fedora-->
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|N/A              <!-- debian-->
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|?              <!-- ubuntu-->
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|  <!-- comment -->
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|fiwalk is a robust $MFT walker<!-- General Remarks -->
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|}
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*package will appear in the base release with the next full distribution release.
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Revision as of 00:47, 4 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

The information below is based of version 1.1.0

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

Bencode file formats

  • Transmission
  • uTorrent

ESE database file formats

  • Internet Explorer WebCache format

OLE Compound File formats

  • Document summary information
  • Summary information (top-level only)

Property list (plist) formats

  • Airport
  • Apple Account
  • Bluetooth
  • Install History
  • iPod/iPhone
  • Mac User
  • Safari history
  • Software Update
  • Spotlight
  • Spotlight Volume Information
  • Timemachine

SQLite database file formats

Windows Registry formats

  • AppCompatCache
  • CCleaner
  • Less Frequently Used
  • MountPoints2
  • MRUList and MRUListEx (no shell item support)
  • MSIE Zones
  • Office MRU
  • Outlook Search
  • Run Keys
  • Services
  • Terminal Server MRU
  • Typed URLS
  • USBStor
  • UserAssist
  • WinRar
  • Windows version information

History

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

See Also

External Links