Forensic Tools

What is Autopsy?
Autopsy is a digital forensics platform that works in a GUI environment. Autopsy works within ‘The Sleuth Kit (TSK)’ library is a collection of command line forensic tools that allows the user to investigate disk images. The Sleuth Kit is used law enforcement, military, and corporate examiners to investigate what happened on a computer – and therefore if you would like to start a career in as a digital forensic investigator then a thorough understanding of this tool would be a clever and smart investment.

Is Autopsy Free?
Yes, this tool is free to use.

Does Autopsy Work on all Operating Systems?
Its works on Linux, Windows and MAC OS X.

What are the Typical Uses for Autopsy?
The main purpose of TSK is to execute volumes, drives and file system data. The plug-in framework allows additional modules to view file contents and build automated systems. The library can be incorporated into larger digital forensics tools and the command line tools can be directly used to find evidence.