Join Jungwoo Ryoo for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding hexadecimal numbers, part of Learning Computer Forensics.
The knowledge of hexadecimal numbers is another important tool in the toolbox of…a computer forensics investigator.…One of the motivations of using hexidecimal numbers in…computer forensics investigations is that sometimes it is necessary to…investigate data at the binary level or raw data level.…Everything on a computing device is represented in terms of binary numbers.…Binary numbers use only two symbols, either zero or…one, and that's a language your computer speaks.…
Criminals hide or manipulate their data at the binary number level or raw data level.…Therefore, as a computer forensics investigator, you should also be able to…examine the data, in their native format, that is consisting of 0s and 1s.…Now, the problem associated with this is that,…there are simply too many numbers to deal with.…Therefore, if there is a more compact way of representing binary numbers,…that will help out computer forensics investigator a lot…when examining the data at the binary level.…
Decimal numbers are for human consumption, and…
- Understanding computer forensics
- Understanding partitioning
- Using a hex editor
- Preparing a target drive
- Acquiring data
- Ensuring data integrity with hashing
- Indexing and searching
- Generating a report
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