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An approach for forensic investigation in Firefox OS


Yusoff, Mohd Najwadi and Mahmod, Ramlan and Dehghantanha, Ali and Abdullah @ Selimun, Mohd Taufik (2014) An approach for forensic investigation in Firefox OS. In: 2014 Third International Conference on Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare and Digital Forensic (CyberSec), 29 Apr.-1 May 2014, Lebanese University Campus of Hadath, Beirut, Lebanon. (pp. 22-26).


The advancement of smartphone technology has attracted many companies in developing mobile operating system. Mozilla Corporation recently released Linux-based open source operating system, named Firefox OS. The emergence of Firefox OS has created new challenges, concentrations and opportunities for digital investigators. In general, Firefox OS is designed to allow smartphones to communicate directly with HTML5 applications using JavaScript and newly introduced WebAPI. However, the used of JavaScript in HTML5 applications and solely no OS restriction might lead to security issues and potential exploits. Therefore, forensic analysis for Firefox OS is urgently needed in order to investigate any criminal intentions. This paper will present an approach and methodology in forensically sound manner for Firefox OS.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.1109/CyberSec.2014.6913966
Publisher: IEEE
Keywords: Digital investigation; Firefox OS; Forensic method; Mobile forensics
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2016 09:13
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2016 09:13
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/47736
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