Methodology for digital investigation of illegal sharing using BitTorrent

Sooyoung Park, Hyunji Chung, Changhoon Lee, Sangjin Lee

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Abstract

In these days, a number of illegal file sharers using BitTorrent increase. Sharing copyrighted files without copyright holder's permission is illegal, so they must be punished. However, it is difficult to find appropriate digital evidences and legal basis to punish them. This paper proposes the methodology about punishing illegal sharer using BitTorrent by suggesting the digital investigation framework. This framework consists of two parts. The first part is acquisition of data on network. In process of network analysis, the methodology to acquire and classify information about peers by analyzing packets is suggested. The second part is acquisition and analysis of data from suspect's PC. In process of suspects' PC analysis, the methodology to acquire meaningful evidences by finding traces of file sharing on suspects' PC is suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Electrical Engineering
Pages187-195
Number of pages9
Volume180 LNEE
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Sep 13
Event4th International Conference on Information Technology Convergence and Services, ITCS 2012 and 9th FTRA International Conference on Secure and Trust Computing, Data Management, and Applications, STA 2012 - Gwangju, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2012 Sep 62012 Sep 8

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Electrical Engineering
Volume180 LNEE
ISSN (Print)18761100
ISSN (Electronic)18761119

Other

Other4th International Conference on Information Technology Convergence and Services, ITCS 2012 and 9th FTRA International Conference on Secure and Trust Computing, Data Management, and Applications, STA 2012
CountryKorea, Republic of
CityGwangju
Period12/9/612/9/8

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Keywords

  • Analysis of disk forensic
  • BitTorrent protocol
  • Digital investiga-tion framework
  • Illegal file sharing
  • Packet analysis
  • uTorrent

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Cite this

Park, S., Chung, H., Lee, C., & Lee, S. (2012). Methodology for digital investigation of illegal sharing using BitTorrent. In Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (Vol. 180 LNEE, pp. 187-195). (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering; Vol. 180 LNEE). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-5083-8_24