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Mastering Python Forensics by Dr. Johann Uhrmann, Dr. Michael Spreitzenbarth

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Real-world scenarios

This section will demonstrate some use cases where the preceding algorithms and techniques are used to support the investigator. For this chapter, we use two very common and interesting examples, Mobile Malware and the National Software Reference Library (NSRL).

Mobile Malware

In this example, we will check the installed applications on an Android smartphone against an online analysis system, Mobile-Sandbox. Mobile-Sandbox is a website that provides free Android files checking for viruses or suspicious behavior, http://www.mobilesandbox.org. It is connected to VirusTotal, which uses up to 56 different antivirus products and scan engines to check for viruses that the user's antivirus solution may have missed or verify against ...

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