The Sleuth Kit

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Tool and Usage

The Sleuth Kit is a toolkit to investigate disk images and do forensic analysis on them.

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The Sleuth Kit allows you to analyze volume and file system data on disk images. By its modular design, it can be used to carve out the right data, find evidence, and use it for digital forensics.

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a digital forensics tool and file system forensics tool.

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

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

Author and Maintainers

The Sleuth Kit is under development by Brian Carrier.


Supported operating systems

The Sleuth Kit is known to work on Linux.

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Project details
Latest releasesleuthkit-4.6.0 [2018-02-21]
Last updatedFeb. 22, 2018

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