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The following information is from a bio I use regularly - in addition, I've become increasingly interested in complex databases - in the context of litigation and intelligence-gathering and analysis - and various forms of digital and technological forensics (including animation, simulation, photogrammetry). Which is not to say that I'm an expert in any of those areas.j
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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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}}
  
From 2005 to 2008, Jonathan Soroko was a member of team conducting discovery in September 11th-related litigation for a leading aviation defense firm, conducting analyses of classified and unclassified documents. He was responsible for supervising a number of sensitive projects, legal analysis of certain claims, using GIS software to create data maps of the attacks, and using the CaseMap suite (in particular, TimeMap) to create chronologies of certain data sets.
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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].
His recent pro bono activities have been, inter alia, on behalf of the Disaster Accountability Project (http://disasteraccountability.org), creating the Disaster Best Practices wiki (http://disasterbestpractices.org), and creation of the blog Popular Logistics. (http://popularlogistics.com), and more recently, http://discoverystrategistblog.com)
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Mr. Soroko was senior manager and counsel with a leading international investigative consulting firm. His responsibilities included training junior personnel in on-line research, investigative analysis, the identification and retrieval of state and federal government records, and surveillance. In addition he was responsible for recruiting investigators and experts; managing large-scale and sensitive assignments which have included public and private sector monitorships (IPSIG assignments), pretrial investigations in widely publicized matters, locating assets, service of process on parties attempting to evade service, internal investigations, and securities law compliance investigations.
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Mr. Soroko’s work has included investigations of corporate espionage, kickback schemes,
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fraud, embezzlement, theft of trade secrets, money-laundering, large-scale insurance
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fraud, white-collar defense, pension fraud, stock manipulation, securities compliance,
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murder, missing-persons inquiries. His investigations have led to acquittals and dismissals
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of criminal charges against those wrongfully accused and convictions of those whose
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conduct injured or threatened to injure his clients. Mr. Soroko successfully located and
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served Radavan Karadzic, in war-crimes litigation brought on behalf of victims of the
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Serbian government.
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Mr. Soroko served for five years as a prosecutor in New York City and in the Office of
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the Special Narcotics Prosecutor. He worked both as appellate counsel and trial
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counsel, investigated homicides and managed investigations into mid- and high-level drug
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trafficking organizations.
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Mr. Soroko is a graduate of Bard College and New York Law School, where he was a
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member of the Law Review. His articles have been published in The Nation and The
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Hofstra Law Review.
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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]].
  
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== Supported Formats ==
  
jonathan.soroko@gmail.com
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=== Storage Media Image File Formats ===
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Storage Medis Image File Format support is provided by [[dfvfs]].
  
(917) 617-1806 (mob)
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=== Volume System Formats ===
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Volume System Format support is provided by [[dfvfs]].
  
1110 Caton Avenue
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=== File System Formats ===
Brooklyn, NY 11218
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File System Format support is provided by [[dfvfs]].
(718) 284-4039 (home)
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=== File formats ===
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<b>TODO expand this list</b>
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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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* [[Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) Database File (EDB) format]] using [[libesedb]]
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* [[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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* [[Property list (plist)|Property list (plist) format]] using [[binplist]]
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* SQLite databases
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* Syslog
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* [[Windows Event Log (EVT)]] using [[libevt]]
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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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=== Bencode file formats ===
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* Transmission
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* uTorrent
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=== ESE database file formats ===
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* Internet Explorer WebCache format
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=== OLE Compound File formats ===
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* Document summary information
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* Summary information (top-level only)
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=== Property list (plist) formats ===
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=== SQLite database file formats ===
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* Android call logs
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* Android SMS
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* Chrome cookies
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* Chrome browsing and downloads history
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* Firefox browsing and downloads history
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* Google Drive
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* Launch services quarantine events
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* MacKeeper
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* Mac OS X document versions
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* Skype
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* Zeitgeist activity
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=== Windows Registry formats ===
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<b>TODO expand this list</b>
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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]] and other projects.
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== See Also ==
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* [[dfvfs]]
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* [[log2timeline]]
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== External Links ==
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* [https://code.google.com/p/plaso/ Project site]
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* [https://sites.google.com/a/kiddaland.net/plaso/home Project documentation]
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* [http://blog.kiddaland.net/ Project blog]
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* [https://sites.google.com/a/kiddaland.net/plaso/usage/4n6time 4n6time]

Revision as of 02:32, 3 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

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

TODO expand this list

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

SQLite database file formats

  • Android call logs
  • Android SMS
  • Chrome cookies
  • Chrome browsing and downloads history
  • Firefox browsing and downloads history
  • Google Drive
  • Launch services quarantine events
  • MacKeeper
  • Mac OS X document versions
  • Skype
  • Zeitgeist activity

Windows Registry formats

TODO expand this list

History

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

See Also

External Links