mac os tagged posts

Retrieve cached version of website you visited on chrome Mac OS / Windows

When doing forensics sometimes it is very important to retrieve the exact version of the web page visited to see the contents at the time of visit.

Recently I had a similar task but I couldn’t find any tool for Mac OS, so I decided to ask on Twitter, however most of the answers I got were focused on Windows.

After some trail and error with Python open source tools and other paid software I found the perfect solution.

If you want to do the same you can simply copy the cached files from Mac OS and use a freeware tool from nirsoft called: ChromeCacheView

The cached files on Mac should be on ~/Library/Google/Chrome/Cache; and also concider other none primal location such:
~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome and
~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/App...

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Buggy ADB pull & Android File Transfer on Mac OS X

Recently I needed to move my file from my One Plus (yes – I’m back to iOS). For this move I needed to transfer my previous images / files from the android phone to my computer.

The only thing is each time I tried to use Android File Transfer, it stalls in the middle of the progress after copying few files. I thoguht ok, let’s go back to CLI, so ADB was an obvious backup plan; however the last did not sustain as well. The phone keeps disconnecting and I got frustrated with this buggy design of both. (@Google – Why is this OK?)

Turns out that CLI is indeed a life saver especially for a linux user like me. What I did is really simple and effective.

The idea:
Run scp in adb shell connect back to your mac / linux box (Windows users you will find a way too – SFTP server?)

The implementation:

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