An analysis of Multi-Function Peripheral with a digital forensics perspective

Kwangwoo Lee, Seungjoo Kim, Changbin Lee, Dongho Won, Namje Park

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Abstract

MFP (Multi-Function Peripheral) is an embedded system that serves several functions including printing, copying, scanning, faxing, document storing, and etc. Recently, MFP is becoming a popular option for office workers due to its multi-functionality and economic efficiency. Furthermore, MFP is able to perform several functions such as USB printing, private job printing, stored job printing, and scan-to-server. Due to the rapid growth of MFP market, MFP is widely used in many workspaces. Therefore, if we can extract meaningful information from MFP's storage devices, it may be valuable evidences in digital forensic investigation. However, systematic forensic investigation about MFP has never been studied so far. In this paper, we describe a process for digital forensic examination of MFP and analyze the acquired data and effectively trace the use of MFP in the crime scene.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 1st ACIS/JNU International Conference on Computers, Networks, Systems, and Industrial Engineering, CNSI 2011
Pages252-257
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event1st ACIS/JNU International Conference on Computers, Networks, Systems, and Industrial Engineering, CNSI 2011 - Jeju Island, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2011 May 232011 May 25

Publication series

NameProceedings - 1st ACIS/JNU International Conference on Computers, Networks, Systems, and Industrial Engineering, CNSI 2011

Other

Other1st ACIS/JNU International Conference on Computers, Networks, Systems, and Industrial Engineering, CNSI 2011
CountryKorea, Republic of
CityJeju Island
Period11/5/2311/5/25

Keywords

  • CC
  • Forensic
  • MFP
  • Printer
  • Scanner

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Control and Systems Engineering

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