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With the continuous development of information technology, we are entering an digital age. Computers, mobile devices and other related equipment and technologies are increasingly integrated into people’s work and life, enriching and changing people’s lives. However, at the same time, they are also used and applied to criminal activities. Various violations and crimes involving digital material evidence continue to emerge, and digital material evidence has developed into a new form of evidence beyond the traditional, appearing in various cases. Looking to the future, it can be foreseen that with the increasing popularity of digital devices, more and more criminal traces will be left on digital devices used by criminals consciously or unconsciously.
With the rapid development of network communication technology, mobile phones are playing a more and more essential role in people’s daily life. According to statistical information, the number of smartphone users in the world nowadays is 3.8 billion, which means 48.37% of the worldwide population possess their smartphones. The figure has been being up considerably since 2016 when there were only 2.5 billion users, 33.58% of that year’s global population.
Throughout the history of digital forensics, its development is highly interconnected with technology innovation. Along with the technology innovation, in the current digital society, we’ve already been in an environment that immeasurable digital data can be generated in a flash via numerous digital ways including phones, computers, videos, etc. Plus, it’s still developing and probably turns out with unprecedented digital outcomes. Without marvelous processing capacity, we’ll be incapable of reliably dealing with the existing or future digital data.