Thursday, March 28, 2013

Challenges of Dumping/Imaging old IDE Disks

Challenges of Dumping/Imaging old IDE Disks. Dirk von Suchodoletz. Open Planets.
Full system preservation through imaging or processing in digital forensics depend on reliable hardware-software stacks for identity system disk migrations. There are a number of pitfalls which might prevent authentic copies of the original components to an image file. The article discusses issues with disk recognition, reading and verification. The tool of choice to produce identical copies of block devices in Linux/Unix systems is dd.

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