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Acquiring cybercrime evidence on mobile global positioning system (GPS): review

Abdullah, Nurul Azma and Mohd Rashid, Nurazidah (2017) Acquiring cybercrime evidence on mobile global positioning system (GPS): review. Acta Electronica Malaysia (AEM), 1 (2). pp. 17-19. ISSN 25904043

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Abstract

The use of Global Positioning System (GPS) as a device for finding directions is increasing from time to time. Within this growth, developers have taken a new inventiveness to apply this GPS system in a new environment. This new environment is called Internet of Thing (IoT) environment. This environment involves the device that connect to the internet such as smartphones and tablets. With this successful application, the mobile GPS has opened up a new space for forensic experts to get useful evidence in criminal cases. The connection between smartphone and GPS has raised the demand to examine the stored content of the devices. The stored content might include certain information such as home location, entered address or location, journey starts, ends and last GPS, call records and SMS. This critical data can be used in whole range of crime cases especially triage cases, for example, kidnapping cases, hit and run cases and many others.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cybercrimes; forensic investigation; Global Positioning System; GPS
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology > Department of Information Security
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2019 01:04
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2019 01:04
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/10943
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