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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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}}
  
Microsoft Internet Explorer (MSIE) is the default [[Web Browser]] included with [[Microsoft Windows]].
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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].
  
== MSIE 4 to 9 ==
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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]].
MSIE 4 to 9 uses the [[Internet Explorer History File Format]] (or MSIE 4-9 Cache File format). The Cache Files commonly named index.dat are used to store both cache and historical information.
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== MSIE 10 ==
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== Supported Formats ==
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The information below is based of version 1.1.0
  
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=== Storage Media Image File Formats ===
C:\Users\%USER%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WebCache\
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Storage Medis Image File Format support is provided by [[dfvfs]].
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To do: confirm if these files are in the [[Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) Database File (EDB) format]]
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=== Volume System Formats ===
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Volume System Format support is provided by [[dfvfs]].
  
== Configuration ==
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=== File System Formats ===
Internet Explorer will apply its setting in the following order, where the lower the order overrides settings in the higer order.
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File System Format support is provided by [[dfvfs]].
# Settings in Machine policy key
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# Settings in User policy key
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# Settings in User preference key
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# Settings in Machine preference key
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Machine policy key
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=== File formats ===
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* Apple System Log (ASL)
HKET_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
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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|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
  
Machine preference key
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=== Bencode file formats ===
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* Transmission
HKET_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
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* uTorrent
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User policy key
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=== ESE database file formats ===
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* Internet Explorer WebCache format
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
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User preference key
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=== OLE Compound File formats ===
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* Document summary information
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
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* Summary information (top-level only)
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=== Security Zones ===
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=== Property list (plist) formats ===
0 - My Computer
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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
  
1 - Local Intranet Zone
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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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* [[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]]
  
2 - Trusted Sites Zone
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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
  
3 - Internet Zone
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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.
4 - Restricted Sites Zone
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5 - Custom
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=== WPAD ===
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== Artifacts ==
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=== Typed URLs ===
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HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs
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== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
* [[Internet Explorer History File Format|Internet Explorer 4-9 Cache File Format]]
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* [[dfvfs]]
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* [[log2timeline]]
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
* [http://kb.digital-detective.co.uk/display/NetAnalysis1/Internet+Explorer+Cache Internet Explorer Cache]
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* [https://code.google.com/p/plaso/ Project site]
* [http://support.microsoft.com/kb/182569 Internet Explorer security zones registry entries for advanced users], by [[Microsoft]]
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* [https://sites.google.com/a/kiddaland.net/plaso/home Project documentation]
* [http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc302643.aspx Troubleshooting Automatic Detection], by [[Microsoft]]
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* [http://blog.kiddaland.net/ Project blog]
* [http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=11575 Windows Virtual PC VHDs for testing websites with different Internet Explorer versions], by [[Microsoft]]
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* [https://sites.google.com/a/kiddaland.net/plaso/usage/4n6time 4n6time]
* [http://www.swiftforensics.com/2011/09/internet-explorer-recoverystore-aka.html Internet Explorer RecoveryStore (aka Travelog) as evidence of Internet Browsing activity], by [[Yogesh Khatri]], September 29, 2011
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* [http://tojoswalls.blogspot.ch/2013/05/java-web-vulnerability-mitigation-on.html Java Web Vulnerability Mitigation on Windows], by Tim Johnson, May 23, 2013
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=== Typed URLS ===
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* [http://crucialsecurityblog.harris.com/2011/03/14/typedurls-part-1/ TypedURLs (Part 1)], by Paul Nichols, March 14, 2011
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* [http://crucialsecurityblog.harris.com/2011/03/23/typedurls-part-2/ TypedURLs (Part 2)], by Paul Nichols, March 23, 2011
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=== Internet Explorer 10 ===
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* [http://cyberarms.wordpress.com/2012/08/21/windows-8-forensics-internet-cache-history/ Windows 8 Forensics: Internet History Cache], by Ethan Fleisher, August 21, 2012
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* [http://hh.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:635743/FULLTEXT02.pdf Forensic Analysis of ESE databases in Internet Explorer 10], by Bonnie Malmström & Philip Teveldal, June 2013
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[[Category:Applications]]
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[[Category:Web Browsers]]
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Revision as of 01:48, 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