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Incident Response U3 Switchblade From TCSTool (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Incident Response U3 Switchblade From TCSTool



        I met Russell Butturini (TCSTool) at Phreaknic 2008, there I was introduced to his Incident Response U3 Switchblade. In Russell's own words:

        "The U3 incident response switchblade is a tool designed to gather forensic data from a machine in an automated, self-contained fashion without user intervention for use in an investigation. The switchblade is designed to be very modular, allowing the investigator/IR team to add their own tools and modify the evidence collection process quickly."

        The thing I really like this tool for is those times when you want to know what happened to a compromised Windows box, but can't leave it on the network long term because it may be attacking others. Also, many of the tools I use for security/forensics are seen as "hack tools" by anti-virus, but by having them on the read only CD side of a U3 thumbdrive AV can't automatically delete them. I have a mirror of U3IR here:

                    http://www.irongeek.com/host/u3ir.zip

        which I plan to update as Russ tells me too. This video will cover modifying and creating you own U3 Incident Response Switchblade.

     

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