MacForensicsLab Social Agent quickly and easily shows information about a users social network activity. This information can be very useful in a computer forensic investigation and provides a view into the users personal life. Social Agent finds information from social networking sites including; Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google, Blogger, Friendster, and Meetup. These popular sites are used daily by the vast majority of online users.
Social Agent searches cached Apple Safari information on the Mac for social network activity and quickly makes this information available to the investigator. Social Agent allows the user to select which social networks they would like to search for and quickly returns screen shots of the social network activity along with detailed hash reporting showing both the original and destination location of the images.
More than 75% of teens have social network accounts meaning they outnumber adults on the same sites more than 2 to 1. Teens are also more open to posting personal information online without fear of the dangers to themselves in making this information available. This information can be very valuable in cases of crimes against children.