Data excavation tools

Tools

swap_digger (data excavation tool for Linux swap)

data extraction, information gathering, penetration testing

Swap memory is similar to active memory and may contain sensitive details.

Examples of sensitive data artifacts:

  • Login accounts and passwords
  • GPG keys
  • Master keys of password managers
  • Email addresses
  • WiFi SSID details and keys
  • Samba credentials
  • Other authentication details

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