Mobile Phone Forensics is also a branch of digital forensics relating to recovery of digital evidence or data from a mobile phone under forensically sound conditions. The memory type, custom interface and proprietary nature of mobile devices require a different forensic process compared to computer forensics. Each device often has to have custom extraction techniques used on it. Mobile devices can be used to save several types of personal information such as contacts, photos, calendars and notes.
Challenge in Mobile Phone Forensics
The Chinese or non standard phones (which do not follow the international standard) pose a big challenge for forensic investigators. Acquisition and Analysis of such type of phones are really difficult because these phone run over custom designed operating system and it is the biggest threat to the security.
Mobile Forensic Tools
There are so many Mobile Forensic Products in the market to analyse mobile phone evidences but few of them are really useful. As above mentioned analysis of mobile evidences is really challenging because of connectivity, multiple OS issues.