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1 An Overview of mobile device Forensics Charline F. Nixon, PhD, DM, MBA, MSCS, GCIACEH, CHFI, ECSA, CAST, MFE& 10 other certs...Good Afternoon Everyone,My name is Charline F. Nixon. Today, I am going to present an overview of mobile device forensics.Calhoun Community College
2 AgendaTotal YouTube views in 2011 is 1 Trillion. No. of YouTube users is 1 Billion. No of YouTube video per day is 4BillionHours of video watch per month on YouTube 6 BillionAverage YouTube mobile video – 1 BillionAverage monthly time spent on Google+ is 6Min+Google share o f US search market is about 66%Google purchase YouTube in 2006
4 Android - dev. 2003 Google –acquired 2005 Android-based phone 2008 No. Of Android Devices900 MillionNo. of Apps in Google Play Store1 MillionUser Download Apps/Games/Month1.5 MillionEstimated Malicious AppsTotal Android App Installs48 BillionAverage Android ActivationsAndroid users download more than 1.5 billion apps and games from Google Play each month.estimated average app 25,000 each month, current number of free apps 697,000 and paid apps 157,900. Estimated that there will be around 1million malicious apps, more than 350,000 malicious apps in It took 14 years for Microsoft to have that kind of malicious virus, it only took 3 years for Android to catch up. Some of the big operating system: iOS, Android, RIM, Palm, Windows, & Symbian. We have generations (1-4th generation - most use is 3G for mobile TV & video calls)Top Android app categories1. Personalization2. Entertainment3. Books & Reference4. Lifestyle5. ToolsTop Android phones1. Samsung Galaxy S32. Samsung Galaxy S23. Samsung Galaxy S44. Samsung Galaxy Note II5. Nexus 7
5 Apple Iphone www.patentlyapple.com According to statista.com apples sell 5million iphone in 3 days. Apple introduced the iPhone 5, the sixth version of its popular smartphone. According to Apple, the company received more than 2 million pre-orders within 24 hour. Data from last year.According to Apple and Samsung they have a 91% market share (www.patentlyapple.com)No. 1 tips for battery life – leaving your wi-fi on will lower data charges, but will also drain your battery (www.digitalinformationworld.com)No. 1 that will drain your battery is App downloads
6 Smartphone & Social Media Impact Mobile threats include the following: security, compliance, legal association. Different types of attacks, clickjacking, phishing, mitm (mobile), smishing, fake certificates, wifi sniffing, cross site scripting, input validation, brute force attack.The Big four Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Linkn,The Future Six: Tumblr, Snapchat, Path,
7 Smartphone & Social Media Impact According to 67% social media help solve more crimes quickly. An average facebook user has 130 friends. 88% of teens report that social media help them in touch wit friends they cant see regularly.
8 Mobile device threats www.digitalinformationworld Tips: Do not use public wifi for confidential accessDo not use auto text/auto refill in using username or passwordRead small fine print when downloading appsRead reviews and stars but don’t relyAccording to the top 10 tips to secure your mobile gadgets are:Use password protected access controlsControl Wireless Network and Service ConnectivityControl App access and permissionsKeep OS and Firmware CurrentBackup your dataWipe devices data automatically if lost or stolenNever Store personal financial data on your deviceBeware of Free AppsTry mobile antivirus software and scanning toolsUse mobile device management software if recommended by it.Side note: don’t leave your charger plugged into the outlet when its not attached to your phone.
9 What is the Difference between GSM & CDMA GSM-Global System for Mobile Communication (almost the world standard) - divides the frequency band into multiple channels so that one user can place a call through a tower at the same time. GSM SIM card can be used in another GSM phone. Simultaneous voice and data. GSM carriers use AT&T, T-Mobile. SIM card contains phonebook, call logs, sms
10 What is the Difference between GSM & CDMA CDMA- Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA one 2G, CDMA2000-3G)- it digitized calls over one another, unpack them in code sequence. Has better security. CDMA locked to one network, can be switch but with both carrier approval. CDMA carriers include Verizon, Sprint, US CellularUS favor in CDMA with around 43% of the market. Worldwide CDMA accounts for 13% of phone . Uses MEID while GSM uses SIM card.
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13 (46% of Teens text & driving) Think Green- Recycle Properly Take Away:The World Smartphone rule is –No Texting and Driving(46% of Teens text & driving)Think Green- Recycle Properly