Digital Forensics Software performs DAQ on handheld devices.

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Device Seizure v3.5 supports Blackberry, Kyocera, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Sanyo, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson handheld devices and includes drivers for Palm Pre, Sanyo CDMA, and 64-bit Vista. Program's plug-in supports logical DAQ from Motorola Linux devices and its parsing and carving capacities help investigators locate data. Integrating with Deployable Device Seizure, software enables XML report creation and also supports Palm Pre logical and iPod physical DAQ.

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Paraben Corporation Releases v3.5 of Popular Device Seizure Product

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah - Paraben Corporation, a provider of digital forensics solutions; has announced the release of Device Seizure v 3.5. Paraben has been synonymous with cell phone and device forensics since 2002 when it released the first commercial tool for forensic examinations of PDAs. With this new release of Device Seizure, Paraben has greatly improved its innovative and industry-leading tool.

Device Seizure v3.5 has taken a giant leap forward in the processing of digital evidence from handheld devices with the following improvements, augmentations, and additional model support:

- Expanded Drivers Pack - added for Palm Pre, Sanyo CDMA, 64-bit vista

- Added Drivers Pack to program installation

- Expanded Dongle compatibility to older versions

- Added new plug-in to support logical data acquisition from Motorola Linux devices

- Mass Storage physical data acquisition

- XML report creating function

- Expanded parsing and data carving capabilities

- Seamless integration with Deployable Device Seizure

- iPod physical data acquisition and back-up file support

- Palm Pre logical data acquisition

- Additional support for models manufactured by Blackberry, Kyocera, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Sanyo, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson

Paraben customers' simplification requests have been answered with the integration of our expanded Drivers Pack into the installation process. Version 3.5 has amplified the parsing and carving capacities to make it even easier for the investigator to pinpoint data. Beyond even these innovations; with the addition of new model support in v3.5 Paraben brings their already industry leading total list of supported devices to an all time high.

As always, all of Paraben's new versions are available at no additional cost to customers' with an active upgrade subscription or for the low-cost of the subscription renewal. There is never a separate cost for additional functions - even for physical acquisitions! "We are happy to offer our customers a comprehensive tool at a fair price. We are spending more research time on physical acquisition improvement as well as data parsing to improve Device Seizure for our users," stated Amber Schroader, CEO at Paraben.


Paraben Corporation specializes in computer forensic software for enterprises and consumers. Established in 1999, Paraben became a leader in handheld forensics with the release of PDA Seizure and Cell Seizure in 2002, the first commercially available tools for cell phone forensics. Paraben then combined them to create Device Seizure in 2006; a comprehensive forensic solution for cell phones and PDAs. In addition to their specialty of forensics for mobile devices; Paraben also has several digital forensic software titles for forensic analysis of hard drives and media (P2 Commander) and specialized tools for enterprise level forensics - P2 Enterprise and P2 Shuttle. Also offered is an array of training classes, leading up to the Paraben Certified Mobile Examiner's license and forensic hardware to be paired with their software solutions.

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Gavin Gustafson


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