International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064


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Survey Paper | Computer Science & Engineering | India | Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016 | Rating: 6.9 / 10


Firefox OS Forensics: Guidelines and Challenges

Rakesh T [8] | Anu Rachel Abraham


Abstract: The smartphone technology has progressed and appealed many companies in developing mobile operating systems. Mozilla Corporation lately released Linux-based open source mobile OS, termed Firefox OS. The advent of Firefox OS has created novel challenges, concentrations and prospects for digital investigators. Hence, forensic analysis for Firefox OS is straightway needed in order to investigate any criminal objectives. At present Mobile forensics tools can only obtain and scrutinize the removable media of such devices and still not able to do analysis with the internal storage or system data. Forensic acquisition and analysis of Firefox OS based device found from a crime scene is challenging due to lack of technologies and methods to acquire and analyze internal file system and application logs etc. This paper debates the challenges in accomplishing complete analysis of such devices in a Forensic way and strategies for the investigators to investigate the criminal cases effortlessly and find out the evidences that are admissible in court.


Keywords: Firefox OS, Mobile Forensics, Preservation, Acquisition, Forensic Process


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016,


Pages: 290 - 293


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