The data file [login to view URL] was found on an external hard drive at a crime scene. The file
format and contents are unknown.
Using only a hex editor, analyse this file and describe what you can locate. You should
explain the steps that you took to obtain any evidence.
Your answer should include
1. What is the file type of this data file? How was this discovered?
2. What are the contents of this file? How was this extracted? Provide a table showing
offsets of possible files, file size, and a description/screenshot of their contents if they
can be opened.
HINT: When analysing the contents of this file, you should pay attention to the presence of
any pictures. Common picture file formats include JPG, TIF, PNG, GIF so these should be