Course Content

Module 1: Bulk Extractor (BSWR)

Course Description

This tutorial covers how Bulk Extractor can be used as a forensic tool to extract features such as email addresses, credit card numbers, URLs, and other types of information from digital evidence files. It is useful in analyzing image files, password cracking, processing compressed data and incomplete or partially corrupted data.

The tool is compatible to run with Linux and Windows OS and can be run in multi-threaded mode. It also includes a GUI ‘Bulk Extractor Viewer’ for browsing the extracted features and launching the scans. For analysis, it can plot histograms as well as utilize python scripts.

Teaching Assistant Vikramajeet Khatri and Tahir Ibrahim

(Disclaimer: Breaking Stuff with Robert is a Cybrary series that will be running indefinitely. You will not earn CEU/CPE hours by watching any individual 'Breaking Stuff with Robert' episode. However, you can still earn a certificate of completion for each episode completed.)

Instructed By

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Robert Smith
Director of Security Services at Corsica

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Certificate of Completion

Certificate Of Completion

Complete this entire course to earn a How to Use Bulk Extractor (BSWR) Certificate of Completion