Commit a3102503 authored by Heiko Reese's avatar Heiko Reese
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# KIT-CERT's Checklist for Linux Forensics
* Heiko Reese <>
## Preliminary Considerations
Forensic investigations of computer hardware is usually divided in two phases:
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1. network and connection state
1. process state
1. users
1. system configuration
1. system state and configuration
The following commands assume that you are writing your findings to a local
storage and that your current working directory is set accordingly.
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for u in $(loginctl list-users --no-legend | awk '{print $1}'); do loginctl show-user ${u} > loginctl_show-user_${u}.txt; done
### System State and Configuration
dmesg > dmesg.txt
cat /proc/mounts > proc_mounts.txt
# or use the all-namespace-encompassing version
for p in $(md5sum /proc/mounts /proc/*/mounts | sort | uniq -d -w 32 | awk '{print $2}'); do cat $p > ${p////_}; done
cat /proc/mdstat > proc_mdstat.txt
lspci > lspci.txt
uname -a > uname_a.txt
uptime > uptime.txt
# Dumping suspicious processess
Have a closer look at the process list. Do this for every suspicious process:
Assign it to the `PID` variable for later usage:
# insert correct PID here!
export PID=12345
Stop the process:
kill -STOP ${PID}
#### Authors:
* Heiko Reese <>
* Tobias Dussa <>
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