Recovering deleted internet history from System Restore points

Most of us are familiar with System Restore, the feature within Microsoft Windows that allows you to restore your computer to a previous state. This feature can be a very useful source of data when analysing internet history, as it can...

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Uncovering plain text passwords in internet history

Whether you're a digital forensic analyst, a malicious cyber criminal or simply a security conscious computer user, we are all interested in how passwords are being transmitted, stored and secured on our computers and devices. We all...

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Analysing web browser history by URL category

Searching web browser history for specific keywords is one of many analysis features provided by Browser History Examiner (BHE). The main sources of data that can be searched across are:Website URLsWebsite page titlesSearch termsValues...

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Timestamps in internet history

The importance of date/time accuracy in digital forensicsWhen analysing web browser history the date and time that a particular action occurred can be just as important as the action itself. For example, you may be analysing history on...

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Examining internet history in forensic images

There are a number of ways we can capture and present internet history data to Browser History Examiner (BHE) for analysis. In a previous blog post we discussed the various methods for capturing internet history from a live...

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