An Investigation into the Development of an Anti-forensic Tool to Obscure USB Flash Drive Device Information on a Windows XP Platform

@article{Thomas2008AnII,
  title={An Investigation into the Development of an Anti-forensic Tool to Obscure USB Flash Drive Device Information on a Windows XP Platform},
  author={Princy Thomas and Adele Morris},
  journal={2008 Third International Annual Workshop on Digital Forensics and Incident Analysis},
  year={2008},
  pages={60-66}
}
When a USB flash drive is plugged into a Windows XP computer, a number of registry settings and log files are automatically updated that reflect the use of the USB flash drive. This information is often important in criminal proceedings where the use of a USB flash drive can be shown to have copied data to and from the computer. The aim of this work was to evaluate the information that can identify USB flash drive usage on a Windows XP computer and to understand how that information could be… CONTINUE READING

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