Tool and Usage
- Apache License 2.0
- Programming language
- Willi Ballenthin
- Latest release
- Latest release date
Why this tool?
Typically this tool will be used to gather information from a compromised system or to track traces from a system to find evidence. Shellbags can provide some insight on browsed directories on the system via Explorer on Microsoft Windows systems.
How it works
The shellbags script is provided the path to a raw Windows Registry hive (NTUSER.DAT). It is then parsed on the system of the forensic specialist.
Usage and audience
shellbags is commonly used for digital forensics. Target users for this tool are forensic specialists and pentesters.
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + The source code of this software is available
Supported operating systems
Shellbags is known to work on Linux and Microsoft Windows.
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Related tool information
This tool is categorized as a digital forensics tool.