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  NCJ Number: NCJ 238996   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Test Results for Mobile Device Acquisition Tool: Mobile Phone Examiner Plus (MPE+)
  Document URL: PDF 
  Corporate Author: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
United States of America
  Date Published: 09/2012
  Page Count: 139
  Annotation: This document reports the results from testing Mobile Phone Examiner Plus, version, against the Smart Phone Tool Test Assertions and Test Plan.
  Abstract: Test results provide the information needed for developers to improve tools, users to make informed choices, and the legal community and others to understand the tools’ capabilities. Mobile Phone Examiner Plus is designed for logical and physical acquisitions, data analysis, and report management from mobile phones, Smart phones, and Subscriber Identity Modules (SIMs). The tool was tested for its ability to acquire active and deleted data from the internal memory of mobile devices and SIMs. Except for the anomalies identified in the testing, the tool acquired all supported data objects completely and accurately for all six mobile devices tested. The anomalies pertained to device connectivity, subscriber-related and equipment-related information reported, personal information management (PIM) data, call logs, abbreviated dialing numbers, non-ASCII characters, the acquisition of internal memory data elements, and device acquisition disruption. After summarizing the results of the test runs, the remaining sections of the report describe how the tests were conducted, discuss any anomalies that were encountered, and provide documentation of test-case run details that support the report summary. One of the sections provides justification for the selection of test cases from the set of possible cases defined in the test plan for Smart phone forensic tools. Generally, the test cases are selected based on features of the tool. Hardware and software used to run the test cases are described in another section. The concluding section describes each test-case run. These descriptions list all test assertions used in the test case, the expected result, and the actual results. Extensive tables
  Main Term(s): Police equipment
  Index Term(s): Computer aided operations ; Evidence collection ; Evidence identification and analysis ; Evidence ; Computer hardware systems ; Computer software ; Computer related crime ; Mobile digital communications ; Computer evidence ; NIJ grant-related documents
  Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 2003-IJ-R-029
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
  Type: Test/Measurement
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: NIJ Special Report
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