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FREEAK: Forensic Rapid Evidence Extraction and Analysis Kit for Immediate Personal Digital Technology Forensics on devices such as cellular phones, PDAs, and embedded FLASH drives.

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $237,540)

This project will assist law enforcement and military efforts in the area of personal digital technology (PDT) investigations with a specific focus on mobile phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and embedded FLASH drives. Purdue University proposes to create FREEAK (Forensic Rapid Evidence Extraction and Analysis Kit), a highly portable, user-friendly, cost effective intelligent, forensic device usable by a first responder. This project will enable us to port the best-known capabilities of current forensic research, tools, and technologies into a portable device usable by first responders, crime scene investigators, and military special operations teams.


Date Created: September 13, 2006