Design and development of a tool for forensic analysis of mobile instant messenger applications

Supervisor(s)Dr. Markus Riek


The widely proliferated use of smartphones for social interaction has moved traditional crimes, such as bullying or stalking, to the online world. Evidence of these crimes can be found by conducting a forensic analysis of the attackers (or victims) mobile chat history. In this thesis an application should be developed, which extracts the chat history from different instant messengers of a connected smartphone, stores them in a database, and enables a meta data analysis.


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