Arsenal Recon

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Arsenal Image Mounter

Easily Launch Virtual Machines from Disk Images
Many Windows®-based disk image mounting solutions mount the contents of disk images as shares or partitions, rather than complete (aka “physical or “real”) disks, which limits their usefulness to digital forensics practitioners and others. Arsenal Image Mounter mounts the contents of disk images as complete disks in Windows, allowing users to benefit from disk-specific features like integration with Disk Manager, launching virtual machines (and then bypassing Windows authentication and DPAPI), managing BitLocker-protected volumes, mounting Volume Shadow Copies, and more.

Hibernation Recon

Advanced Microsoft Windows® Hibernation Forensics
The exploitation of Windows hibernation files to “look back in time” and uncover compelling evidence is crucial to digital forensics practitioners. Hibernation Recon not only supports active memory reconstruction from Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10, and 11 hibernation files, but also extracts massive volumes of information from the multiple types (and levels) of slack space that may exist within them. Additional features of Hibernation Recon include the automatic recovery of valuable NTFS metadata and parallel processing of multiple hibernation files. Digital forensics practitioners cannot afford to analyze electronic evidence without extracting maximum value from Windows hibernation files.

Registry Recon

Harness huge volumes of Registry information to see how Registries changed over time
Registry forensics has long been relegated to analyzing only readily accessible Windows® Registries, often one at a time, in a needlessly time-consuming and archaic way. Registry Recon is not just another Registry parser. Arsenal developed powerful new methods to parse Registry data so that Registries which have existed on a Windows system over time can be rebuilt, providing unique insight into how Registry data has changed over time. Registry Recon provides access to an enormous volume of Registry data which has been effectively deleted, whether that deletion occurred due to benign system activity, malfeasance by a user, or even re-imaging by IT personnel.

HBIN Recon

HBIN Recon identifies and parses Windows Registry hive bins (hbins) from any input. Hive bins are essentially the building blocks of Registry hives. Examples of HBIN Recon input include healthy Registry hives, fragmented hives, hive transaction logs, Transactional Registry (TxR) files, compressed hive bins which can be found in swap files and elsewhere, hibernation slack (first processed by Hibernation Recon), file slack, and unallocated space. HBIN Recon is a surgical tool which is useful not only with testing and verification related to Registry data, but in uncovering valuable data not accessible using other methods – for example, HBIN Recon runs various “Hunter” modules during processing which extract/decode/decrypt BAM, SECURITY secrets and cache entries, Syscache, and UserAssist information within individual hive bins.

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    Hive Recon

    Hive Recon extracts Registry hives from Windows hibernation and crash dump files, often extracting hives when other solutions have completely failed and extracting healthier (more intact) hives when other solutions have appeared to run successfully. Hive Recon can also extract hives from memory captures, provided they have already been converted to crash dump format. Hive Recon supports the extraction of volatile (in addition to stable) hives and incorporation of swap files from the same hibernation or crash dump session to extract even healthier Registry hives.

    ODC Recon

    ODC Recon extracts documents and metadata from the Office Document Cache (ODC) by parsing the FSD files contained within each ODC. Individual FSD files often contain not only multiple versions of Office documents, but Office documents which are no longer available elsewhere. ODC Recon was built when Arsenal found no reliable methods to parse FSD files, which have been very valuable to our casework.

    LevelDB Recon

    LevelDB Recon parses LevelDB files (ldb, log, and sst extensions) more comprehensively and reliably than other tools we have evaluated. In other words, LevelDB Recon has been designed for maximum exploitation of LevelDB files – ultimately revealing records missed by other methods. LevelDB Recon includes logic to help make sense of the chaos often found within LevelDB data – for example, logic that attempts to locate and decode (in a human-friendly manner) many different types of timestamps.