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Realising a Push Button Modality for Video-Based Forensics

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Cybersecurity Science Department, School of ICT, Federal University of Technology Minna, P.M.B 65 Minna, Nigeria
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Cyber and Network Security Department, Science and Technology Division, Community College of Qatar, Doha 00974, Qatar
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Department of Computer Science, Malmö University, SE-205 06 Malmö, Sweden
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Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, 97187 Luleå, Sweden
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School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
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School of Computer Science, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru 81310, Malaysia
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Received: 19 January 2021 / Revised: 26 March 2021 / Accepted: 28 March 2021 / Published: 2 April 2021
Complexity and sophistication among multimedia-based tools have made it easy for perpetrators to conduct digital crimes such as counterfeiting, modification, and alteration without being detected. It may not be easy to verify the integrity of video content that, for example, has been manipulated digitally. To address this perennial investigative challenge, this paper proposes the integration of a forensically sound push button forensic modality (PBFM) model for the investigation of the MP4 video file format as a step towards automated video forensic investigation. An open-source multimedia forensic tool was developed based on the proposed PBFM model. A comprehensive evaluation of the efficiency of the tool against file alteration showed that the tool was capable of identifying falsified files, which satisfied the underlying assertion of the PBFM model. Furthermore, the outcome can be used as a complementary process for enhancing the evidence admissibility of MP4 video for forensic investigation. View Full-Text
Keywords: multimedia forensics; push button forensics; file signature alteration technique multimedia forensics; push button forensics; file signature alteration technique
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Zawali, B.; Ikuesan, R.A.; Kebande, V.R.; Furnell, S.; A-Dhaqm, A. Realising a Push Button Modality for Video-Based Forensics. Infrastructures 2021, 6, 54. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/infrastructures6040054

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Zawali B, Ikuesan RA, Kebande VR, Furnell S, A-Dhaqm A. Realising a Push Button Modality for Video-Based Forensics. Infrastructures. 2021; 6(4):54. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/infrastructures6040054

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Zawali, Bako; Ikuesan, Richard A.; Kebande, Victor R.; Furnell, Steven; A-Dhaqm, Arafat. 2021. "Realising a Push Button Modality for Video-Based Forensics" Infrastructures 6, no. 4: 54. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/infrastructures6040054

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