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OSForensics: Uncover Recent Activity Hidden Inside a PC

If you are sharing your computer with colleagues, family, or someone else, in certain situations you may want to know exactly what they have been getting up to on your computer. For example, what files they have opened, deleted or searches, what they have downloaded, which website they have visited, which USB devices they have connected, etc. OSForensics can tell you all that.

PassMark OSForensics is a computer forensics application for locating and analyzing digital evidence that are found in a computer systems and digital storage devices. It includes several tools that can identify evidence material instantly, even on your system memory.


Moreover, it is not just a forensics application. It also includes some other useful tools like Undelete Tool (helps you recover accidently deleted files), Password Recovery tool (recover passwords stored by browser
and Windows login passwords), Indexing tool (lets you index different file types), Hash search, and more.


Mismatched File Search is another utility included in this application, which I think quite useful to identify a possible malware. It scans your system and detects files that have incorrect extension (file pretending to be another file).


In every sense, PassMark OSForensics is a powerful tool and can be installed on a USB stick to use on the go. You can download (36MB) it free from developer’s website here (the pro version costs $199, but basic version is free for home uses).

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