Join Jungwoo Ryoo for an in-depth discussion in this video Using a hex editor, part of Computer Forensics Essential Training.
…Your computer stores everything in terms of binary numbers, or zeros and ones.…Criminals manipulate these binary numbers to hide their data and…you need hex editors to find this hidden data.…Hex editors are useful when examining data at the binary…level there are various hex editors out there.…Some of the hex editors are opened source, some others are commercial hex editors.…
Hex Workshop is one of the commercial hex editors out there and…compared to open source Hex Editors.…Hex editor like Hex Workshop is more advanced than feature-rich, there are some…essential Hex Editor features you need as a computer forensics investigator.…These essential features include abilities to open big files or local drives.…A lot of times what happens is, you have to open an entire drive in…a hex editor and for some reason if your hex editor crashes because it cannot…handle the size of the file or the drive then it is definitely problematic.…
You also need abilities to make and write changes to reveal secrets in hex editors.…
- 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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1. Understanding Computer Forensics
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