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Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime

Volume 31 of the series Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering pp 111-121

Digital Evidence Retrieval and Forensic Analysis on Gambling Machine

  • Pritheega MagalingamAffiliated withCentre For Advanced Software Engineering
  • , Azizah Abdul ManafAffiliated withCollege Science and Technology
  • , Rabiah AhmadAffiliated withCentre For Advanced Software Engineering
  • , Zuraimi YahyaAffiliated withElectrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Abstract

Hardware forensic analysis involves the process of analyzing digital evidence derived from digital sources. The analysis is done to facilitate and prove either the device is used to commit crime, whether it contains evidence of a crime or is the target of a crime. Gambling machines serve as the main source by which illegal games are conducted. This paper presents a method for retrieving information from a seized gaming machine, along with an analysis of the interpreted information to prove that the gaming machine was used illegally. The proposed procedures for the gambling machine forensic process will be important for forensic investigators (e.g., the police or private investigators), as they will assist these individuals in the digital forensic evidence analysis necessary to produce evidence relevant to illegal gambling.

Keywords

digital forensic forensic analysis gambling machine information retrieval digital evidence interpretation string search