Investigation, Analysis and Mobile Security for Google Android
By Andrew Hoog
Publisher: Elsevier / Syngress
Released: July 2011
The open source nature of the platform has not only established a new direction for the industry, but enables a developer or forensic analyst to understand the device at the most fundamental level. Android Forensics covers an open source mobile device platform based on the Linux 2.6 kernel and managed by the Open Handset Alliance. The Android platform is a major source of digital forensic investigation and analysis. This book provides a thorough review of the Android platform including supported hardware devices, the structure of the Android development project and implementation of core services (wireless communication, data storage and other low-level functions). Finally, it will focus on teaching readers how to apply actual forensic techniques to recover data.
Named a 2011 Best Digital Forensics Book by InfoSec Reviews
Ability to forensically acquire Android devices using the techniques outlined in the book
Detailed information about Android applications needed for forensics investigations
Important information about SQLite, a file based structured data storage relevant for both Android and many other platforms.