Forensic Evidence Collection Procedures of Smartphone in Crime Scene

  • Jeong-Hyun Lim
  • Chang-Woo Song
  • Kyung-Yong Chung
  • Ki-Wook Rim
  • Jung-Hyun Lee
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 215)


As the Smart phone becomes gradually generalized and expands its influence on daily life, the digital evidential matter could be an important clue to prove criminal charge in the forensic process of criminal accident. Since the digital evidential matter could be easily spoiled, fabricated and disappeared, it needs to secure the criminal related evidence promptly as applicable according to clear procedures when investigate the initial scene of accident. Thus, this paper induces forensic procedures and items which a digital forensic investigator should take when it seizes, searches and verifies the Smart phone in the scene of accident considering characteristics of the Smart phone and establishes a criminal related search database and shows what kind of evidential matter for criminal charge could be collected through the applications implemented based on the said search database.


Smartphone forensic Evidence collection Procedure 



This research was supported by Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (No. 2012-0004478).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeong-Hyun Lim
    • 1
  • Chang-Woo Song
    • 2
    • 3
  • Kyung-Yong Chung
    • 4
  • Ki-Wook Rim
    • 5
  • Jung-Hyun Lee
    • 3
  1. 1.School of International Affairs and InformationDongguk UniversityJung-guKorea
  2. 2.HCI LaboratoryNam-guKorea
  3. 3. Department of Computer Science and EngineeringInha UnivNam-guKorea
  4. 4.School of Computer Information EngineeringSangji UniversityWonju-siKorea
  5. 5.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringSunmoon UniversityAsan-siKorea

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