Linux Forensics Tools Repository: Package Summary for Packages on February 10, 2011:

  • dc3dd-7.0.0.fc{11,12,13,14}.{i386,x86_64} - dc3dd is a patched version of GNU dd to include a number of features useful for computer forensics. Many of these features were inspired by dcfldd, but were rewritten for dc3dd.
    • Pattern writes. The program can write a single hexadecimal value or a text string to the output device for wiping purposes.
    • Piecewise and overall hashing with multiple algorithms. Supports MD5, SHA-1, SHA-256, and SHA-512.
    • Progress meter with automatic input/output file size probing.
    • Combined log for hashes and errors.
    • Error grouping. Produces one error message for identical sequential errors.
    • Verify mode. Able to hash output files and compare hashes to the acquisition hash.
    • Ability to split the output into chunks with numerical or alphabetic extensions.
    • Ability to write multiple output files simultaneuously.