The Russian developers app extracts all the information from iCloud Drive and iCloud Photo
The Russian company “oxygen software” has announced a new version of the product Forensic Detective” 8.4, which gives the possibility to extract new data from iCloud, including photos and any files stored in iCloud Drive.
“Given the popularization of storing data in the cloud, especially in the case of Apple iOS devices using the iCloud technology, the ability to access documents, videos and photos that are hosted in the cloud, it becomes increasingly important for professionals in the field of forensics,” said Sergei Sokolov, General Director of the company “oxygen software”. – Extracts photos and videos with geographic coordinates and timestamps, and other documents can greatly assist forensic investigators in their daily work”.
The new version of “Forensic Detective” allows forensic investigators to extract additional clues from the following cloud storage:
iCloud Photos: added the ability to retrieve data from iCloud Photos. Forensic experts get access to photos, their geographical coordinates and time stamps. Of the captured photos with geographical coordinates can be viewed in the built-in module Cards.
iCloud Drive: added the ability to retrieve data from storage iCloud Drive. The program gives access to the following information: documents, videos, and photos.
Retrieving data from cloud storages is required when the owner of the device and the device itself is not available. In such cases, the users, thanks to the “Forensic Detective”, are able to retrieve latest saved photos with geo-tags, view them on a map and establish the last place of residence and the route of movement of the user.