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NCJ Number: 228980 Find in a Library
Title: Test Results for Forensic Media Preparation Tool: Voom HardCopy II (Model XLHCPL-2PD Version 1-11)
Corporate Author: Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES)
United States of America
Date Published: January 2010
Page Count: 22
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES)
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8102
Grant Number: 2003-IJ-R-029
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Guideline; Test/Measurement
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents results from testing Voom Hardcopy II, Version 1-11 against the Forensic Media Preparation Tool Test Assertions and Test Plan Version 1.0, which is available at the Computer Forensics Tool Testing (CFTT) Web site.
Abstract: Voom HardCopy II was tested for its ability to overwrite sectors. The test cases selected were limited to only those defined by Forensic Media Preparation Tool Test Assertions and Test Plan Version 1.0 and applicable to features supported by this tool. Since Voom HardCopy II does not support a secure erase mode, those tests were omitted. All selected test cases were WRITE tests. Three hidden sector test cases were included, so as to measure the tool’s behavior in conjunction with hidden sectors. In all the test cases run against Voom HardCopy II, Version 1-11, all visible sectors were successfully overwritten. For the test cases that used a destination drive that contained an HPA or DCO, the tool behaved as designed by the vendor. It removed any HPA or DCO and overwrote the sectors with zeros. The test case selection is explained, and test materials are described, including support software as well as test drive creation and analysis. Procedures and results of each of the test cases are presented.
Main Term(s): Computer aided investigations
Index Term(s): Computer aided operations; Computer evidence; Computer related crime; Investigative techniques; NIJ grant-related documents
Note: NIJ Special Report
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