MOBILYZE 2018 R1

RELEASE NOTES

MARCH 14TH, 2018

 

 

Thank you for using BlackBag Technologies products.

 

The Release Notes for this version include important information about new features and improvements made to Mobilyze. In addition, this document contains supported versions and system requirements. While this information is complete at time of release, the information below is subject to change without notice and is provided for informational purposes only.

 

SUMMARY

 

To enhance our mobile forensic tool further, the new features and enhancements of Mobilyze 2018 R1 include:

 

·      WeChat mobile application support

·      Line mobile application support

·      Updates to our Facebook Messenger mobile application support

 

 

NEW FEATURES

 

Mobile Application Updates

Many 3rd party applications have changed and continue to change regularly. Mobilyze has been updated to include new parsers for the following applications:

·      WeChat is a Chinese multi-purpose social media mobile application.

·      Line is an app for exchanging texts, images, video and audio.

·      Facebook Messenger is an instant messaging service and software application. Originally called Facebook Chat, the app service was changed to standalone iOS and Android apps.

 

 

RESOLVED ISSUES

MZ-2215

Certain Twitter contacts are now visible that were previously not parsed properly

MZ-2191

Specific videos that were unable to be played now function properly

MZ-2066

WhatsApp geo tag data now displaying properly in the report

MZ-2008

Facebook messages no longer incorrectly display multiple times in Communication Messages view

MZ-2005

Improved import speed of LG G2 device

MZ-1321

Improved support for ZTE & Alcatel phones

 

DEVICE COMPATABILITY

 

IOS

·      iPhone 3G and newer with iOS 4.0 to 11.1.2

·      All iPads with iOS 4.0 to 11.1.2

·      iPod Touch 2G and newer with iOS 4.0 to 11.1.2

ANDROID

·      Devices running Android 4.0.4 to 8.0 (without encryption)

·      Devices manufactured by: Samsung, Motorola, HTC, LG, Google Nexus

Note*: Additional devices running Android 4.0 or later may function properly if the appropriate USB driver for Windows OS is installed

 

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

 

OPERATING SYSTEM SPECIFICATION

Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10) or higher / Windows 7 or higher

COMPATIBILITY

Mobilyze runs on Intel® based systems only
Mobilyze requires the following additional software:
• iTunes 12.6 or higher
• QuickTime 7.6.9 or higher for Mac, and Windows Media Player 12 for Windows

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10) or Windows 7
• 2.6 GHz Intel Dual Core i5
• 8 GB 1067 MHz DDR3
• 25GB of Disk Space
• 1024 x 768 or higher screen resolution

OPTIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• Mac OS X macOS Sierra (10.12.5) or Windows 10
• 3.1 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon E5 or better
• 16 GB 1866 MHz DDR3
• 25GB of Disk Space
• 1680 x 1050 or higher screen resolution


*Note: For Windows systems, Mobilyze uses whatever the default app may be for playing media files. Windows Media Player 12 is recommended. If Windows examiners do not have QuickTime installed and they wish to play certain file types such as .AMR files (voicemail, etc.) they will need to install some non-default codecs, following the instructions found here: http://shark007.net/win8codecs.html

 

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