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(FTK Imager Lite: Lesson 1)

{ Create FTK Imager Lite ISO with DoISO  }


Section 0. Background Information
  1. What is the Purpose of this lab?
    • In this lab I am showing a student how to create an ISO from FTK Imager Lite.
    • Running FTK Imager from a CD or ISO does not require a forensics investigator to actually install software on the machine that is being analyzed.
  2. What is FTK Imager Lite?
    • The Forensic Toolkit Imager (FTK Imager) is a commercial forensic imaging software package distributed by AccessData.
    • The FTK Imager Lite version can be installed and executed from a CD/DVD or USB media.
     
  3. What is DoISO?
    • DoISO is a simple and great free ISO creation frontend for mkisofs.

  4. Pre-Requisite Labs
    1. DoISO: Lesson 1: Install DoISO

  5. Lab Notes
    • In this lab we will do the following:
      1. Create a VMware Shared Folder
      2. Download FTK IMAGER LITE
      3. Burn FTK IMAGER LITE to an ISO/CD
      4. Test FTK IMAGER LITE ISO/CD

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Section 1. Log into Damn Vulnerable WXP-SP2
  1. Start Up Damn Vulnerable WXP-SP2.
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on Damn Vulnerable WXP-SP2
      2. Click on Edit virtual machine Settings
    • Note(FYI):
      • For those of you not part of my class, this is a Windows XP machine running SP2.

     

  2. Edit Virtual Machine Settings
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on Network Adapter
      2. Click on the Bridged Radio button
      3. Click on the OK Button

     

  3. Play Virtual Machine
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on Damn Vulnerable WXP-SP2
      2. Click on Play virtual machine

     

  4. Logging into Damn Vulnerable WXP-SP2.
    • Instructions:
      1. Username: administrator
      2. Password: Use the Class Password or whatever you set it.

 

Section 2. Enabled VMware Shared Folder
  1. Virtual Machine Settings...
    • Instructions:
      1. Player --> Manage --> Virtual Machine Settings...

     

  2. Virtual Machine Options
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on the Options Tab

     

  3. Folder Sharing
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on Shared Folder
      2. Click on the Enabled until power off or suspend radio button
      3. Click on the Add button

     

  4. Add Shared Folder Wizard
    • Instructions:
      1. Click on the Next Button

     

  5. Browse to Shared Folder
    • Instructions:
      1. Click the Browse... button

     

  6. Browse For Folder
    • Instructions:
      1. Select either your C: Drive or USB: Drive
        • Note: In my case, I am using a USB Drive (G:)
      2. Click on Make New Folder

     

  7. Name Folder
    • Instructions:
      1. Name the folder --> "FTK IMAGER LITE ISO"
      2. Click the OK Button

     

  8. Name the Shared Folder
    • Instructions:
      1. Host path: G:\FTK IMAGER LITE ISO
        • Note: In my case, I am using a USB Drive (G:)
      2. Name: FTK IMAGER LITE ISO
      3. Click Next

     

  9. Specify Shared Folder Attributes
    • Instructions:
      1. Check the Enable this share checkbox
      2. Click the Finish button

     

  10. View Shared Folder Results
    • Instructions:
      1. Notice the share that you just created
      2. Click the OK Button

 

Section 3. Verify Network Connectivity
  1. Open a Command Prompt
    • Instructions:
      1. Start --> All Programs --> Accessories --> Command Prompt

     

  2. Obtain Damn Vulnerable WXP-SP2's IP Address
    • Instructions:
      1. ipconfig
    • Note(FYI):
      • In my case, Damn Vulnerable WXP-SP2's IP Address 192.168.1.116.
      • This is the IP Address of the Victim Machine that will be attacked by Metasploit.
      • Record your Damn Vulnerable WXP-SP2's IP Address.

     

Section 4. Download FTK IMAGER LITE
  1. Open Firefox
    • Instructions:
      1. Start --> All Programs --> Firefox

     

  2. Navigate to FTK Imager Lite
    • Instructions:
      1. Place the following URL into the address textbox and press enter (See Picture)
        • http://www.accessdata.com/support/product-downloads
      2. Click on FTK IMAGER
      3. Click the FTK Imager Lite version 3.1.1 Download Link
    •  

     

  3. Save FTK IMAGER LITE
    • Instructions:
      1. Click the Save File radio button
      2. Click the OK button

     

  4. Go To the Downloads Folder
    • Instructions:
      1. Tools --> Downloads

     

  5. Open Containing Folder
    • Instructions:
      1. Right Click on Imager_Lite_3.1.1.zip
      2. Click Open Containing Folder

     

  6. Extract Files
    • Instructions:
      1. Right Click on Imager_Lite_3.1.1.zip
      2. Click on Extract All...

     

  7. Extraction Wizard
    • Instructions:
      1. Click the Next Button

     

  8. Select a Destination
    • Instructions:
      1. Click the Next Button

     

  9. Extract Completion
    • Instructions:
      1. Click the Finish Button

 

Section 5. Create FTK IMAGER LITE ISO
  1. Start DoISO
    • Notes(FYI):
      1. It is not necessary to use DoISO to burn FTK Imager Lite to an ISO.  You can use Nero, Roxio, or whatever.  However, DoISO is free and good.
    • Instructions:
      1. Start --> All Programs --> DoISO --> DoISO

     

  2. Browse For Folder
    • Instructions:
      1. Select the Create ISO Tab
      2. Click the Blue Circle
      3. My Documents --> Downloads --> Imager_Lite_3.1.1
      4. Click the OK Button

     

  3. Start ISO Creation
    • Instructions:
      1. Check the DVD Video Filesystem
      2. Click the Start Button

     

  4. Save Filename
    • Instructions:
      1. Save in: Select My Documents
      2. File name: Imager_Lite_3.1.1.iso
      3. Click the Save Button

     

  5. Operation Completion
    • Instructions:
      1. Click the Close Button

 

Section 6. Copy ISO to VMware Shared Folder
  1. Copy ISO
    • Instructions:
      1. Navigate to the following directory
        • C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents
      2. Right click on Imager_Lite_3.1.1.iso
      3. Select Copy

     

  2. Create VMware Shared Folders Desktop Shortcut
    • Instructions:
      1. Navigate to \\vmware-host
      2. Right Click on Shared Folders
      3. Select Create Shortcut
      4. Click the Yes Button

     

  3. Navigate to the VMware Shared Folders
    • Instructions:
      1. Double Click on the VMware Shared Folders located on the desktop

     

  4. Paste ISO File
    • Instructions:
      1. Navigate to the FTK IMAGER LITE ISO
        • \\vmware-host\Shared Folders\FTK IMAGER LITE ISO
      2. Right Click in the white window pain (See Picture)
      3. Select Paste

 

Section 7. Test the ISO/CD Image
  1. Virtual Machine Settings...
    • Instructions:
      1. Player --> Manage --> Virtual Machine Settings...

     

  2. Set CD/DVD
    • Instructions:
      1. Highlight CD/DVD
      2. Click the Use ISO image file radio button
      3. Click the Browse... button

     

  3. Browse for ISO Image
    • Instructions:
      1. Navigate to ISO Image Folder
      2. Click on Imager_Lite_3.1.1.iso
      3. Click the Open Button
      4. Click the OK Button

     

  4. Start FTK Imager from CD
    • Instructions:
      1. A Windows Explorer window should have opened up to the D: drive.
      2. Right Click on FTK Imager.exe
      3. Select Open

     

  5. Congratuations
    • Note(FYI):
      1. Congratuations you successfully burned FTK IMAGER LITE to a CD and tested it!!!

 

Section 8. Proof of Lab
  1. Proof of Lab
    • Instructions:
      1. dir D:\ | findstr "FTK"
      2. date /t
      3. echo "Your Name"
        • This should be your actual name.
        • e.g., echo "John Gray"
    • Proof of Lab Instructions:
      1. Do a PrtScn
      2. Past into a word document
      3. Upload to Moodle.