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  name = PyFlag |
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  maintainer = [[Michael Cohen]], [[David Collett]] |
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  os = {{Linux}}, {{Web-based}} |
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  genre = {{Analysis}} |
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  license = {{GPL}} |
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  website = [http://sourceforge.net/projects/pyflag/ sourceforge.net/projects/pyflag/] |
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'''PyFlag''' is a web-based, database-backed ''forensic and log analysis GUI'' and [[Computer forensics framework]] written in [[Python]]. PyFlag stores disk images in numerous file formats, including raw, [[sgzip]], [[AFF]], and [[EnCase]] format.
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= Features =
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== Suppoprted File Systems ==
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PyFlag uses the [[Sleuthkit]] for file system support.
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==File Search Facilities==
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* Lists allocated and unallocated files.
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* Sorts files by type.
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* Searches for keywords.
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* Works with compressed zip files.
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==Historical Reconstruction==
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Can it build timelines and search by creation date?
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* Creates a "case file".
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==Searching Abilities==
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* Searches for keywords.
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* Builds an index.
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==Hash Databases==
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* Hashes and compares with [[Hashkeeper]] using [[MD5]].
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==Evidence Collection Features==
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=History=
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* Originally started by the [[Australian Department of Defence]], PyFlag is now hosted on [[SourceForge]].
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= External Links =
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* http://sourceforge.net/projects/pyflag/

Latest revision as of 06:34, 27 July 2012

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This tool is deprecated.
The tool that this page describes is deprecated and is no longer under active development.
Further information might be found on the discussion page.

PyFlag
Maintainer: Michael Cohen, David Collett
OS: Linux,Web-based
Genre: Analysis
License: GPL
Website: sourceforge.net/projects/pyflag/

PyFlag is a web-based, database-backed forensic and log analysis GUI and Computer forensics framework written in Python. PyFlag stores disk images in numerous file formats, including raw, sgzip, AFF, and EnCase format.

Contents

Features

Suppoprted File Systems

PyFlag uses the Sleuthkit for file system support.

File Search Facilities

  • Lists allocated and unallocated files.
  • Sorts files by type.
  • Searches for keywords.
  • Works with compressed zip files.

Historical Reconstruction

Can it build timelines and search by creation date?

  • Creates a "case file".

Searching Abilities

  • Searches for keywords.
  • Builds an index.

Hash Databases

Evidence Collection Features

History

External Links