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Undersökning & Utvinning av Smartphones: En djupgående analys av positionsdata
Halmstad University, School of Information Science, Computer and Electrical Engineering (IDE).
Halmstad University, School of Information Science, Computer and Electrical Engineering (IDE).
2013 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The ordinary phone of today is not the same as it was 10 years ago. We still use them tomake phone calls and to send text messages, but the ordinary phone of today has muchmore uses, it is essentially a computer. To put into context to 10 years ago, it is a verypowerful computer, capable of processing wide array of information and presenting it tothe user. Nearly every single device today has a wireless connection, which makes everyuser connectable and able to use online services and internet at any time and place.This gives the user the possibility to integrate his or hers everyday actions with socialmedia and different search functions. Being able to search the internet for persons,restaurants, public transportation and a lot more is very useful to most. Searching andinteracting in the near vicinity where you currently are is even more useful, this presents uswith location data.The usage of location data grants computer forensics a unique possibility to position adevice at a specific date and time. This can be helpful in court to sentence a perpetrator orto free an innocent.In this paper, we will try to explain the different methods used for mobile devicepositioning and present information how some popular applications make use of andmanage geographic positioning.

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2013. , 56 p.
Keyword [sv]
it-forensik, utvinning, smartphones
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Computer Engineering Computer Science Other Computer and Information Science Engineering and Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-25581OAI: diva2:723742
Available from: 2014-06-12 Created: 2014-06-11 Last updated: 2014-06-12Bibliographically approved

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