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EDEC

EDEC - Products that serve military, law enforcement and investigative agencies worldwide.

EDEC Digital Forensics, a U.S. corporation founded in 2009, designs innovative solutions for forensic analysis of mobile devices. Their products provide military, law enforcement, and investigative agencies with unprecedented capability for the examination of cell phones, GPS units, PDAs, tablets, and netbook computers.

As the world leader in acquisition from cell phones based on Chinese chipsets, radio frequency signal isolation technology, and manual evidence screen capture, their understanding research and development continues to solve industry challenges.

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Tarantula

Intuitive and forensically sound, Tarantula a comprehensive system for Chinese cell phone analysis. Tarantula supports all major Chinese manufactured chipsets -- Mediatek, Spreadtrum, and  Infineon, even if the phone is pin-locked.  Using both full physical and logical methods, Tarantula extracts, decodes, and reports low-level data – even deleted data -- including  call logs, SMS, phone book, and critical phone information such as passwords, IMEIs and flash chip identification. Tarantula now supports both feature phone chipsets as well as Android smartphone chipsets.  

Overview of Cell Phones Based on Chinese Chipsets

Currently, 30% of cell phones worldwide are based on chipsets designed and manufactured in China. This trend is expected to increase to over 50% going forward into 2012 and beyond, as Chinese mobile device production tops 800 million units.

Included in the Kit:

  • Tarantula hardware unit
  • 30 Cell phone data cables exclusively for Chinese phones
  • Two Tarantula cell phone power cables
  • Universal cell phone battery charger
  • 3 Standard Window Black Hole Faraday Bags
  • Carrying Case
  • Tarantula Software
  • Dongle
  • USB Cable

Phones with Chinese chips inside of them have traditionally been known as "white-box" phones or clone phones.  These devices are made in China by roughly 800 different independent design houses (IDH) and shipped all over the world.  The reason why these devices have been difficult to analyze is because they are non-standardized.  The software and hardware inside of them can be wildly different, presenting unique challenges to the examiner.  For example, a white-box phone that attempts to copy an iPhone may use the same size and style of data port as a genuine iPhone, but the electrical configuration of the pins in that port might be different.  Tarantula uses specific cables and processes to detect the data and power connections inside of white-box phones, overcoming this significant barrier.

Another barrier to examination is the lack of standardization among the software found in white-box phones.  Tarantula uses low-level extraction that essentially bypasses the operating system and reaches only the flash memory chip.  In this way, full physical images of the memory chips on these phones can be acquired, regardless of software differences. 

The world of "Chinese phones" is changing rapidly, no longer being defined by white-box phones. Western manufacturers such as Motorola are using Chinese chipsets in their phones as a way to cut costs and serve the lower end of the market.  Manufacturers like Lenovo are now producing Android phones based on Chinese chipsets, which is a giant evolutionary leap in the industry.  

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