SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response Blog: Daily Archives: Jun 03, 2015

ESE Databases are Dirty!

With the release of Internet Explorer 10, Microsoft made a radical departure from the way previous browser artifacts were stored. The perennial Index.dat records were replaced with a centralized meta-data store for the browser using the proven "JET Blue" Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) database format. While many forensic examiners have remained blissfully unaware of the … Continue reading ESE Databases are Dirty!


DFIR Hero — David Cowen Interview

David Cowen is teaching our Windows Forensics Course in SANS Minneapolis in July 2015. Sign up now to take this course with David. We interviewed David so you can get to know him a bit better — he is one of the best in the industry. A leader. An astonishing analyst and visionary. He is … Continue reading DFIR Hero — David Cowen Interview