by Lawrence R. Rogers (2020-09-08):
* Release 4.15.0-1
Added streaming ingest capability for disk images that allow files to be analyzed as soon as they are added to the database.
Changed backend code so that disk image-based files are added by Java code instead of C/C++ code.
Include Interesting File set rules for cloud storage, encryption, cryptocurrency and privacy programs.
Updated PhotoRec 7.1 and include 64-bit version.
Updated RegRipper in Recent Activity to 2.8
Create artifacts for Prefetch, Background Activity Monitor, and System Resource Usage.
Support MBOX files greater than 2GB.
Document metadata is saved as explicit artifacts and added to the timeline.
New “no change” hashset type that does not change status of file.
Central Repository / Personas:
Accounts in the Central Repository can be grouped together and associated with a digital persona.
All accounts are now stored in the Central Repository to support correlation and persona creation.
Created artifact-specific viewers in the Results viewer for contact book and call log.
Moved Message viewer to a Results sub-viewer and expanded to show accounts.
Added Application sub-viewer for PDF files based on IcePDF.
Annotation viewer now includes comments from hash set hits.
Different data types now are displayed using different colors.
Track points in a track are now displayed as small, connected circles instead of full pins.
Filter panel shows only data sources with geo location data.
Geolocation artifact points can be tagged and commented upon.
Changed UI to have more of a search flow and content viewer is hidden until an item is selected.
Can be generated for a single data source instead of the entire case.
CASE / UCO report module now includes artifacts in addition to files.
Added backend concept of Tag Sets to support Project Vic categories from different countries.
Add throttling of UI refreshes to ensure data is quickly displayed and the tree does not get backed up with requests.
Improved efficiency of adding a data source with many orphan files.
Improved efficiency of loading file systems.
Jython interpreter is preloaded at application startup.
Misc bug fixes and improvements:
Fixed bug from last release where hex content viewer text was no longer fixed width.
Altered locking to allow multiple data sources to be added at once more smoothly and to support batch inserts of file data.
Central repository comments will no longer store tag descriptions.
Account type nodes in the Accounts tree show counts.
Full time stamps displayed for messages in ingest inbox.
More detailed status during file exports.
Improved efficiency of adding timeline events.
Fixed bug with CVT most recent filter.
Improved documentation and support for running on Linux/macOS.