Oxygen Forensics

Oxygen Forensic® Suite 2012 Acquires More Chinese Mobile Phones, Enables Bada OS Support, and Roots Android OS 4.0.3 - 4.0.4 Devices

Oxygen Software updates Oxygen Forensic® Suite 2012, the company’s flagship mobile forensic tool, adding forensic support for more Chinese-manufactured mobile phones based on Windows Mobile and the Mediatek (MTK) chipset, including fake Nokla C9i dual SIM replicas.By adding nearly models to the list of supported phones, Oxygen boosts the number of supported devices to 5,200.

In addition, the updated Oxygen Forensic® Suite 2012 enables support of Bada OS smartphones, acquiring Phonebook, Messages, Event Log, File Browser and Organizer sections. Currently, a range of Samsung Wave smartphones are running the new OS.

Finally, the new release has the ability to root Android OS versions 4.0.3 - 4.0.4, enabling extended forensic analysis devices running the latest versions of Android OS.

Bada OS Support

Oxygen Forensic® Suite 2012 enables forensic support for the new Korean OS, acquiring Phonebook, Messages, Event Log, File Browser and Organizer sections from all supported models.

Bada OS is a new smartphone platform developed by Samsung in 2010. The platform is created with the intention to support a wide range of devices and applications. At this time, Samsung uses Bada OS in the range of Samsung Wave devices. Bada OS devices are mostly available in Asia and some European countries.

Rooting Android 4.0.3 – 4.0.4

The new release of Oxygen Forensic® Suite 2012 enables rooting support for mobile devices running Android OS 4.0.3 and 4.0.4, allowing forensic specialists to perform extended analysis of smartphones and tablets built around the latest version of the Android platform. By rooting the device, investigators can access the complete set of user data stored in the device. The functionality is available to users of the Analyst edition via Android Rooting add-on.

The Addition of Chinese Phone Models

Oxygen Forensic® Suite 2012 has been offering forensic specialists an option to analyze the content of MTK (Mediatek) based cell phones that are manufactured in China. These cell phones are currently occupying pretty much the entire low end of the market, quickly extending into mid-range are in emerging markets. Even in North America Chinese-made cell phones are popular as low-cost prepaid devices. They are often given away for free by major communication providers.

The new release of Oxygen Forensic® Suite 2012 adds support for new Chinese models including devices based on the popular Mediatek (MTK) chipset as well as Nokla C9i dual SIM fake replicas based on Windows Mobile. The support of these new models is available to users of Oxygen Forensic® Suite 2012 regardless of edition through a separate add-on.

Chinese Phones Add-On

The Chinese Phones add-on is required to access information stored in MTK-based phones manufactures in China. The MTK (Mediatek) chipset is used in most Chinese-made cell phones occupying nearly entire low-end market. The add-on significantly extends the list of supported devices, boosting the number of models supported by Oxygen Forensic® Suite to 5,200.

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