dfis (Digital Forensic Investigative Scripts)

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Tool and Usage

Digital Forensic Investigative Scripts, or dfis, is a collection of scripts that can be used during forensic investigations.

Why this tool?

This toolkit of scripts are made by Hal to help in forensic assignments. They make several parts of the job easier, like converting data to another format for further processing.

Additional information

Hal stated on the GitHub project page that documentation could be further improved. Several blog posts help with understanding this kit, along the built-in help.

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a digital forensics tool.

dfis is commonly used for digital forensics. Target users for this tool are forensic specialists and security professionals.


  • dfis is written in Perl
  • Command line interface

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + The source code of this software is available
  • + Well-known author


  • - No updates for a while

Author and Maintainers

Dfis is under development by Hal Pomeranz.

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Project details
Latest releaseNo release found
Last updatedSept. 19, 2017

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