Live Memory Acquisition on Linux Systems

In this blog post I’ll be demonstrating a process of obtaining or acquiring a memory image from a running Linux system. The tool of choice LiME (Linux Memory Extractor) and is available on Github. After a forensic image has been acquired we will use Volatility with a custom Linux profile for the analysis, to keep things simple I’ve used the latest Debian Stretch kernel version 4.9.0-8-amd64 as the target system so it’s easily repeatable....

August 26, 2018 · 6 min · Naz Markuta