Re: Forensics CD

From: Ryan McBride (
Date: 10/09/02

Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2002 16:20:16 +0000
From: Ryan McBride <>
To: H C <>

On Wed, Oct 09, 2002 at 08:05:56AM -0700, H C wrote:
> > You might want to look at FIRE which is a primarily
> > a CD bootable linux distribution
> The same would be true for FIRE, as well. It's an
> excellent solution...but by booting to Linux, you
> loose out on all that volatile data you have access
> to...

Earlier versions of FIRE actually had a number of binaries for
performing analysis on live systems (i386 Windows and Sparc Solaris),
but they appear to have been pulled in more recent releases due to
licensing issues. Hopefully we'll start seeing some utilities with more
favorable licensing in the next version(s).


Ryan T. McBride, CISSP -
Countersiege Systems Corporation -
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