Mobile Forensics: Advances, Challenges, and Research Opportunities

Maxim Chernyshev, Sherali Zeadally, Zubair Baig, Andrew Woodward

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30 Scopus citations


The proliferation of mobile devices has led to advanced cybercriminal activities that exploit their ubiquity. Contemporary mobile forensics techniques and the challenges facing forensic investigators are discussed. Also identified are research opportunities that must be explored to enable more efficient mobile forensic techniques and technologies.

Original languageEnglish
Article number8123468
Pages (from-to)42-51
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2017

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  • cloud
  • digital forensics
  • digital investigation
  • mobile forensics
  • privacy
  • security

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Law


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