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[Software Update] Mobile Forensics: SPF Pro V6.79.30 New Version Release!

Editor’s note: The latest update of SPF Pro(Smartphone Forensic System Professional) is released Now! Let’s have a look at what new features have been added:


[Case Study] Mobile Forensics: How to Extract Data from Encrypted WhatsApp Database

Editor’s notes: This February our SalvationDATA posted an article introducing the forensic technics to extract WhatsApp data from various kinds of situations. And in March, we released a free WhatsApp forensic tool which is capable of decrypting encrypted WhatsApp database files. If you missed our updates, don’t worry, check out the links below:


[Case Study] Computer Forensics: Access Database Forensic Analysis

Editor’s note: In the information age, the importance of the database is beyond doubt. However, information security of database has always been a headache for us. Misoperation, man-made sabotage, hardware failure, many different reasons can lead to loss of valuable digital data.


[Case Study] Mobile Forensics: Downgrade Extraction – Collect App Data without Root

Editor’s notes: In our recent blog posts, we introduced a practical solution to collect app data from smartphones without privilege access like root – Backup Extraction.


[Case Study] Computer Forensics: How to Forensically Extract Data from an Unidentified Seagate HDD

Editor’s notes: Firmware is the software system initially written to a hard drive when it’s manufactured. It allows the hard drive to operate correctly, when an HDD boots up, it needs to immediately access firmware on its platters and controller board. When the firmware is damaged or corrupted, we will not be able to access the data stored on the hard drive, which could be a catastrophe for a digital forensic investigation.


[Case Study] DVR Forensics: How To Recover Surveillance Videos After Formatting A DVR Hard Drive

Editor’s notes: Just like formatting a PC hard drive, formatting a DVR hard drive results in losing all the surveillance videos along with crucial digital evidence. As a professional DVR forensic solution provider, SalvationDATA has received countless similar cases over the years. Because of the diversity of all the different DVR manufacturers, it is pretty common that an operator may sometimes format or initialize the DVR hard drive by mistake. In this article, let’s see a practical solution to recover surveillance videos after formatting a CCTV DVR hard drive.


[News] SalvationDATA Participated 2018 China Network and Information Security Conference

Editor’s note: The 2018 China Network and Information Security Conference was successfully held at the Century City International Conference Center in Chengdu.


[Software Update] Mobile Forensics: SPF Pro V6.77.23 New Version Release for Better User Experience!

Editor’s note: The latest update of SPF Pro(Smartphone Forensic System Professional) is released Now!


[News] SalvationDATA Participated 2018 China (Chengdu) Smart Industry International Expo

Editor’s note: SalvationDATA Participated 2018 Chengdu Smart Industry International Expo, focusing on the development strategy of the state and the provincial party committee, with the theme of “Developing the Digital Economy and Building a Smart Society”, highlighting the leading edge technologies and practical application results of smart city construction, highlighting the latest concepts in the field of information security and artificial intelligence.


[Case Study] Mobile Forensics: How to Extract Media Files Shared in App’s Chat History

Editor’s notes: Today we use many instant messenger apps like Wechat, WhatsApp to chat with our friends. And it’s not just text messages we exchange, with the development of mobile networks, now we also constantly share pictures, videos and other media files in these social apps. From the digital forensic point of view, media files shared in the chats are usually crucial evidence to an investigation. Especially when usually people tend to exchange voice messages instead of text messages.