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I currently have an instance on AWS which was compromised and resulted in me losing control. I have shutdown the instance since then, but require a forensic image of the volume so that I can analyze it further.

I have mounted the volume onto another instance to run dd command. when I check the size of the volume it shows 16MB used. What am I doing wrong?

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  • How did you check the size of the volume? – forest Apr 19 at 1:51
  • Df -h after mount. – shezi27 Apr 19 at 2:50
  • Are you sure you mounted the correct partition? – forest Apr 19 at 3:00
  • Yes, it was /dev/xvdf1. – shezi27 Apr 19 at 3:02
  • What does fdisk say about the entire disk? – forest Apr 19 at 3:04

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