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iOS Forensics Cookbook by Mayank Birani, Bhanu Birani

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Extracting data from iTunes backups

Extracting the logical information from the iTunes backup is crucial for forensics investigation. There is a full stack of tools available for extracting data from the iTunes backup. They come in a wide variety, from open source to paid tools. Some of these forensic tools are Oxygen Forensics Suite, Access Data MPE+, EnCase, iBackup Bot, DiskAid, and so on. The famous open source tools are iPhone Backup Analyzer and iPhone Analyzer. In this section, we are going to learn how to use the iPhone backup extractor tools.

How to do it...

The iPhone backup extractor is an open source forensic tool that can extract information from device backups. However, there is one constraint that the backup should be created from ...

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