Kindle Forensics: Acquisition and Analysis
Association of Digital Forensics, Security and Law
Faculty of Computing, Health and Science
School of Computer and Security Science / Security Research Centre (secAU)
The Amazon Kindle eBook reader supports a wide range of capabilities beyond reading books. This functionality includes an inbuilt cellular data connection known as Whispernet. The Kindle provides web browsing, an application framework, eBook delivery and other services over this connection. The historic data left by user interaction with this device may be of forensic interest. Analysis of the Amazon Kindle device has resulted in a method to reliably extract and interpret data from these devices in a forensically complete manner.