Title

An overview and examination of digital PDA devices under forensics toolkits.

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publisher

School of Computer and Information Science, Edith Cowan University

Faculty

Computing, Health and Science

School

School of Computer and Security Science, Centre for Security Research

RAS ID

8645

Comments

This paper was originally published as: Sansurooah, K. (2007, December). An overview and examination of digital PDA devices under forensics toolkits. In Proceedings of the 5th Australian Digital Forensics Conference, Edith Cowan University, Perth Western Australia. Original article available here

Abstract

Personal Digital Assistants most commonly known as PDAs are becoming more and more fashionable and affordable in the working environment. With the advent and rapidly increasing technology these handled devices are now targeted by a lot of person with criminal intentions. But unfortunately crime does not choose its technology and nowadays those ultra light handhelds are getting more and more involved in crimes. This therefore become an onerous task for the forensics examiners who needs the proper forensics tools to investigate the information held on these devices. The purpose of this report will browse the current forensics toolkits available and analyze some targeted PDAs.