Digital Forensics: Insight into SalvationDATA Certified Training Program 2018!


[News] Customers from Malaysia Government Visited SalvationDATA New Premises and New Forensic Lab in Xi’an City


[Products Launch] Boost Your Imaging Speed With SalvationDATA New Generation Forensic Hardware: DCK 2 and Write-Blocker


SalvationDATA WhatsApp Forensics Free Tool Official Release

[Life] Holiday Notice of Chinese New Year 2018!

To our valued customers and partners, Thank you all for giving our company full support in 2017. The Spring Festival of 2017 is approaching, all the staff of SalvationDATA wish you a happy Spring Festival and good luck in the year of the Dog!


[Life] This is How We Celebrate 2017: SalvationDATA Annual Party!!!

It has been 17 years since SalvationDATA was established. During these 17 years, with our customers’ requirements in our hearts, we have never ceased to innovate and managed to grow bigger and bigger.


[Case Study] WhatsApp Forensics:Decryption of Encrypted Databases and Extraction of Deleted Messages

Editor's note: WhatsApp is one of the world’s most popular instant messengers of smartphone applications. Today over 1300 million monthly active users exchange free messages with WhatsApp worldwide. (Statistics of Jul.2017) Based on whisper systems communication protocols, its point-to-point communications remain securely protected even if someone manages to intercept them. And apparently, these data could contain vital case-relevant information for investigators, which is why WhatsApp has become one of the most important focuses in the field of mobile forensics. However, it is common knowledge that investigations with smartphones are not always easy. Investigators could run into various types of difficulties during the process (database encryption, system securities, deleted messages, etc). So in this article, we will talk about how to decrypt encrypted WhatsApp database, how to bypass WhatsApp encryption, and how to recover deleted WhatsApp messages.


[Case Study] Mobile Forensics: Unlock Evidentiary Data Hidden in Feature Phones

Smartphones are the most personal electronic device a user accesses. With the increasing prevalence of smartphones in peoples’ daily lives and in crime, data acquired from smartphones become an invaluable source of evidence for investigations relating to criminal, civil, and even high-profile cases. It is rare to conduct a digital forensic investigation that does not include a smartphone.


[Case Study] How to Extract Raw Data of GPS Location and Base Station on iOS/Android Devices

Editor’s note: In this article, SalvationDATA forensic experts will explain the process from raw data scanning to specific data extraction for iOS/Android mobile devices. This issue covers the analysis of common locating trace data and its analysis methods, and methods of using GPS service and base station service provided by the third-party for further data analysis and map display.


[Case Study] Mobile Forensics: How to Extract Data from Locked Devices Powered by Qualcomm

Qualcomm is an American multinational company which focuses on a single goal—invent mobile technology breakthroughs and it is pioneered the commercialization of 3G, 4G, 5G and next-generation wireless cellular communications. Qualcomm’ products are used by many cell phone manufacturers, especially for Android devices.


[News] Kenneth Liang won the election of the 13th Sichuan Provincial People's Congress

December 29, 2017, on the Seventh People’s Congress of NeiJiang, the founder of SalvationDATA Kenneth Liang won the election of the 13th Sichuan Provincial People’s Congress.


[News] First SalvationDATA Tech Championship

SalvationDATA have always focused on technology research and innovation over 17 years, because we know continuing the commitment to innovation is the only way to respect and beyond the technology. The past year has been successful and, looking ahead, we expect to do even better in 2018. January 26th, we organized the first SalvationDATA Tech Championship.


[Case Study] Mobile Forensics: Easy Solution for Apps Data Extraction from Unrooted Android Phone

Editor’s note: If you are a forensic investigator, I’m sure you are often bothered by the problem caused by Android operating system’s securities of a smartphone. Because of user authorization restrictions, you simply cannot directly read the digital data stored in the smartphone’s memory chips. Therefore, the apps data cannot be extracted directly.


[Technical Insights] Forensic Fraud Investigation of Social Network Group Control System

Editor’s note: Nowadays, we often received a variety of fraud messages when we used a mobile phone, a little careless will fall into the trap of outlaws. Especially in China, the common use social chat APP: WeChat related many fraud cases, it had become commonplace. In the constantly exposed fraud cases, we can make sure that there are so many illegal fraud groups behind using group control system, and in the case of forensic fraud investigation on social network also brought new challenges.