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Month: July 2015

Using Ruby to Recover JPEGs from a Forensic Image

This is the second post in a series investigating different programming languages applied to a forensics recovery problem. More detail about the problem can be found in Using Go to Recover JPEGs from a Forensic Image. The code is available on GitHub. Continuing from the last post the next language I looked at was Ruby. As a brief recap, the problem was to recover 16 JPEG files from a forensic image which had been zero wiped before they were taken. About Ruby Ruby is a language that was popularised by the web framework Ruby on Rails. It can be best surmised by the quote…