How Avast recovered Erased Data’s from Android Devices?

How it possible to recover erased data’s from Android devices? How Avast recovered erased data’s from Android phones? is deleted images gone for ever from your devices? What happens to the file when it is “deleted”? Lot of questions and a simple experiment from Avast Forensics team.

Erased Data's from Android Devices
Forensic is usually mentioned with crime, but here its not. Digital forensics is a branch of science which deals with the recovery and investigation of materials found in digital devices.

But here series we will reveal what we managed to dig out from supposedly erased devices. The sensitive information includes pictures even very private ones like Facebook chat logs, Google searches, GPS location coordinates videos, contacts, SMS messages and more.

Normally when people want to delete a file, we will use the standard features the coming with the operating systems. We think that its permanently deleted and can’t be recover any more. But Avast states “The reality is that the file is not deleted and the data it contained still remains on the drive. With regular usage of the drive, the remaining data will sooner or later be overwritten with different data. The same thing happens on your PC.”

How Avast recovered the files? Read their Blog post here.

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