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Cloud-based Forensic Artifacts: Mozy Home and Mozy Stash

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Author Name
Frank McClain

Artifact Name
Client Application Artifacts

Artifact/Program Version
Mozy Home 2.12, Mozy Stash 0.11

Description
Mozy is known for its online backup service. It’s recently added synchronization via Stash (still in beta). Runs on Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android.

A sample of artifacts from the installation and use of Mozy Home 2.12 and Mozy Stash 0.11 on a system. This is not exhaustive, but intended to serve as an example of the types of evidence/data that can be found.

Registry Keys
\Software\Mozy Inc, \ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_MOZYFILTER\0000

File Locations
Application Data Files: Program Files\MozyHome\Data
AppData\Local\Stash

Application Executable Files: Program Files\MozyHome – MozyBackup.exe, MozyStat.exe
Program Files (x86)\Mozy\Stash – Stash.exe

Sync/Backup Files: Any
%User%\Stash

Files of Interest

cache.dat, changes.dat, filter_raw.log.1, local_backup.dat, manifest.dat, mozy.log, resume.dat, scancache.dat, state.dat, metrics.dat, Stash.log, state.dat

Research Links
http://forensicaliente.blogspot.com/2012/07/sans-dfir-summit-2012-thoughts-links.html

Forensic Programs of Use
ProcessHacker – http://processhacker.sourceforge.net/
CurrPorts – http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/cports.html
Wireshark – http://www.wireshark.org/
FileInfo – http://www.gaijin.at/en/dlfileinfo.php
RegShot – http://sourceforge.net/projects/regshot/
Registry Decoder – http://www.digitalforensicssolutions.com/registrydecoder/
NetWitness Investigator – http://netwitness.com/products-services/investigator-freeware
Notepad++ – http://notepad-plus-plus.org/
SQLiteDBBrowser – http://sqlitebrowser.sourceforge.net/
HxD – http://mh-nexus.de/en/hxd/
HEX Editor – http://www.mitec.cz/hex.html
Encoder – http://www.woanware.co.uk/?page_id=82
DCode – http://www.digital-detective.co.uk/freetools/decode.asp
DbVisualizer – http://www.dbvis.com/
TrID – http://mark0.net/soft-trid-e.html
File – http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/file.htm