Another digital forensic book from Packt Publishing has been announced. This time it’s “Python Digital Forensics Cookbook” by Preston Miller and Chapin Bryce. The book is expected to be published in September 2017 and will contain over 60 recipes.
Here is the overview:
Python is commonly used as a tool for forensic analysis as it provides an outstanding interface for forensic analysts to write scripts to examine evidence. This book will have recipes in Python scripts to automate large-scale network attacks, extract metadata, and investigate forensic artefact. You will be able to analyze Python scripts and build your own scripts to solve some common as well challenging forensic related problems. You will also learn to integrate Python with popular forensic platforms.
Python Digital forensics Cookbook starts by giving you a better understanding of Digital Forensics and how to work with system/file info. Then, you will explore mobile forensics and discover tips and techniques to recover your messages. The book will then help you understand the importance of extracting embedded metadata and explore networking aspects of digital forensics. The recipes will help you understand reporting and automation of the forensics process. You will also learn about working with forensic evidence and understand forensic artefacts analysis. By the end of this book, you will be well versed with various malware obfuscation techniques to debug error in your Python scripts.