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(This is an overview of some of the abilities of SIMCon v1.1 as well as some of the flaws seen in the program through the aquisition of SIM cards.)
 
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This is an overview of some of the abilities of SIMCon v1.1 as well as some of the flaws seen in the program through the aquisition of SIM cards.
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The '''Global Positioning System''' ('''GPS''') is a satellite navigation system.
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== Forensics ==
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There are several places where GPS information can found. It can be very useful for forensic investigations in certain situations.
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=== Digital Camera Images with GPS Information ===
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Some recent digital cameras have built-in GPS receivers (or external modules you can connect to the camera). This makes it possible for the camera to record where extactly an photo was taken. This positioning information (latitude, longitude) can be stored in the [[Exif]] [[metadata]] header of [[JPEG]] files. Tools such as [[jhead]] can display the GPS information in the [[Exif]] headers.
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=== Cell Phones with GPS ===
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Some recent cell phones (e.g. a [http://wiki.openezx.org Motorola EZX phone] such as the Motorola A780) have a built-in GPS receiver and navigation software. This software might record the paths travelled (and the date/time), which can be very useful in forensic investigations.
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== External Links ==
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Positioning_System Wikipedia: GPS]

Revision as of 11:51, 6 May 2006

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite navigation system.

Contents

Forensics

There are several places where GPS information can found. It can be very useful for forensic investigations in certain situations.

Digital Camera Images with GPS Information

Some recent digital cameras have built-in GPS receivers (or external modules you can connect to the camera). This makes it possible for the camera to record where extactly an photo was taken. This positioning information (latitude, longitude) can be stored in the Exif metadata header of JPEG files. Tools such as jhead can display the GPS information in the Exif headers.

Cell Phones with GPS

Some recent cell phones (e.g. a Motorola EZX phone such as the Motorola A780) have a built-in GPS receiver and navigation software. This software might record the paths travelled (and the date/time), which can be very useful in forensic investigations.

External Links

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