The Sleuth Kit
Tool and Usage
- Programming language
- Brian Carrier
- Latest release
- Latest release date
Why this tool?
The Sleuth Kit is a forensics tool to analyze volume and file system data on disk images. With its modular design, it can be used to carve out the right data, find evidence, and use it for digital forensics.
Usage and audience
The Sleuth Kit is commonly used for criminal investigations, digital forensics, or file system analysis. Target users for this tool are forensic specialists and security professionals.
- Command line interface
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + More than 50 contributors
- + More than 1000 GitHub stars
- + The source code of this software is available
- + Well-known tool
Supported operating systems
The Sleuth Kit is known to work on Linux.
The Sleuth Kit alternatives
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Related tool information
This tool is categorized as a Linux forensic investigation tool, digital forensics tool, and file system forensics tool.