Forensic Analysis of Fitness Applications on Android

Rahul Sinha, Vikas Sihag, Gaurav Choudhary, Manu Vardhan, Pradeep Singh

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Abstract

People these days are getting more and more digitized. Every other person is using a smartphone and wearing smartwatches. These days cell phones and wearable devices have been used in many different ways. It keeps track of the location used for payment, keeps track of health conditions, etc. These types of information are stored in the database of an application. The applications can be Instant messaging applications, health care applications, m-banking applications, etc. These applications contain a lot of information about a person, from their basic information to their activities. The information stored by these applications can be beneficial for forensic investigation. This paper analyzed the popular healthcare application and recovered many artifacts like user details, email address, food habits, user locations, timestamps, etc.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMobile Internet Security
PublisherSpringer
Publication date2022
Pages222-235
ISBN (Print)978-981-16-9575-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022
Event5th International Symposium on Mobile Internet Security - Jeju Island, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 7 Oct 20219 Oct 2021

Conference

Conference5th International Symposium on Mobile Internet Security
Country/TerritoryKorea, Republic of
CityJeju Island
Period07/10/202109/10/2021
SeriesCommunications in Computer and Information Science
Volume1544
ISSN1865-0929

Keywords

  • Smartphone application
  • Android
  • Healthcare
  • Privacy

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