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NCJ Number: NCJ 228983     Find in a Library
Title: Test Results for Forensic Media Preparation Tool: Darik's Boot and Nuke 1.0.7
Corporate Author: Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES)
United States of America
Date Published: 01/2010
Page Count: 27
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 2009-IJ-R-029
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Type: Report (Technical)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report presents the results of testing the Darik’s Boot and Nuke 1.0.7 a forensic media preparation tool.
Abstract: Results of the testing indicate that all visible sectors were successfully overwritten in all test cases run against Darik’s Boot and Nuke (DBAN) Version 1.0.7. For the test cases that used drives containing an HPA or DCO, the tool behaved as designed by the vendor and did not overwrite hidden sectors. Darik’s Boot and Nuke (DBAN) Version 1.0.7 is a software media preparation tool used in computer forensic investigations. The Computer Forensics Tool Testing (CFTT), a joint project of the U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) Office of Law Enforcement Standards and Information Technology Laboratory, provides measurable assurance to practitioners, researchers, and others that the tools used in computer forensics investigations provide accurate results. This report presents the results from testing Darik’s Boot and Nuke 1.0.7 against the Forensic Media Preparation Tool Test Assertions and Test Plan Version 1.0. These results provide the information necessary for developers to improve tools, users to make informed choices, and the legal community and others to understand the tool’s capabilities.
Main Term(s): Data analysis
Index Term(s): Evidence collection ; Testing and measurement ; Evidence identification and analysis ; Computers ; Criminal investigation ; Data collection ; Forensics/Forensic Sciences
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