Advanced Flasher Box Bootloader Forensics

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In this 5-day class, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of today’s most useful and effective Flasher Boxes and Bootloader utilities to unlock and acquire mobile device memory. Applicable to both high-end Android devices, such as the Samsung and similar, down to the low-end devices from manufacturers such as BLU and others that use the low-cost MediaTek and Chinese chipsets, such tools and techniques enable examiners to expand their options when addressing such devices.

5 days, 09:00 AM CEST - 05:00 PM CEST

Paris, France
  • 121 Rue Aguessau
  • Paris
  • 92100
  • France
  • $3,950.00 excl. Tax

5 days, 09:00 AM CET - 05:00 PM CET

Paris, France
  • 121 Rue Aguessau
  • Paris
  • 92100
  • France
  • $3,950.00 excl. Tax

Description


In the Flasher Box portion of the class, students will gain an overview of today’s best Flasher Box tools, and install and use them to image devices. A selection of today’s most useful boxes will be supplied for students to install and image devices, and a complimentary collection of boxes will be provided to the students to take home with them after class.

In the Bootloader part of the class, students learn how Bootloaders are applied to access device partitions for unlock or bypass lock purposes. Lessons in using ADB Commands, identifying whether a phone has a FRP lock and how to bypass it, and use CWM and TWRP to unlock a device, access memory and image the device.

Practical lessons on a variety of devices will be provided, devoting plenty of time to hands-on work.

Prerequisites

This course is open to all digital forensic professionals.

Due to the sensitive nature of our curriculum, and industry, all potential students are subject to vetting prior to enrollment. We reserve the right to refuse registration to any person that does not meet our established criteria.

Course Itinerary


Day 1 Overview

  • A verbal introduction to the Bootloader process and its methodology. 
  • Install the needed software to prepare for performing a Bootloader practical. 
  • Walk-thru of installing the Bootloader on the device.
  • Practice loading Bootloaders on the devices.
  • Introduction to ADB Commands to communicate with the device and working with common commands within the terminal window.

Day 2 Overview

  • Create DD images of the devices using the Bootloader process. 
  • Overcoming challenges within the Bootloader process. 
  • Introduction of FRP (Factory Reset Protection).
  • How to defeat this security feature on the devices.
  • Gaining access to devices that are not supported via ISP, Jtagging, Flasher Box or Bootloaders in a non-destructive manner.

Day 3 Overview

  • Introduction to Flasher Boxes and its methodology. 
  • Installing the software, a walk-thru of the different suites within the software and updating the software.
  • Imaging cell phones with the various Flasher Boxes on the market and bringing the data into our favorite forensic tool.

Day 4 Overview

  • Using the NCK Dongle and XTC Clip
  • Installing the software, understanding how to navigate within the software and extracting data from cell phones using the tool.

Day 5 Overview

  • Using the EFT Dongle.
  • Installing the software, understanding how to navigate within the software and extracting data from cell phones using the tool.

Evaluation Procedures:

All students receive a certificate of completion.

Included with Training


Students Receive the Teel Tech Canada Flasher and Unlock Kit with class which includes:

  • NCK Dongle
  • XTC clip with the Y cable
  • EFT Dongle
  • Power point presentations and software for the tools used in class.

Due to frequent updates and changes in equipment, actual training and class giveaways may change.

Laptop Requirements


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  • Windows PC with two (2) USB A ports.
  • Windows OS
  • macOS with Bootcamp Windows
  • macOS alone will not work (No Virtual Machines)
  • 8GB RAM (minimum)
  • 100GB storage (minimum)
  • You must have admin rights or have the admin password for software installation.
  • NOTE: ALL Windows updates should be done prior to class.