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SD (secure digital) Cards are a form of removable non-volatile storage used with cameras, phones, computers, GPS devices, etc. SD Cards come in multiple different form factors including a "mini" and "micro" form factor.

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Can SD cards on mobile phones and tablets truly be erased?

When performing a factory reset on Android devices, it is my understanding that the pointers to the data located in the SD card are simply erased while the data itself remains intact, waiting for ...
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Could "System Volume Information" be used to find out on which system the storage was used?

If one uses a storage device (USB stick or SD card) on Windows, then it leaves "System Volume Information" folder in the file system. Would there be a way so a forensic guy could definitely ...
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Are there differences on how storages are formatted between different OS?

If one formats the same USB stick (or SD card) to FAT32 file system on Windows, or on Linux, or on Android - would there be differences so a forensic guy could definitely tell on which OS or even on ...
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Which traces leave on a flash card after using it?

If one uses a micro SD card with a card reader on Windows, or on Linux, or on Android - would there be a way so a forensic guy could definitely tell on which computer the flash card was used by ...
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Found SD Card - Now What?

I found an SD card at airport security. It's a higher-end card and 64GB. I'm guessing that it's probably from someone's camera and likely has photos on it that they would like returned. Is there a ...
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Keylogger on an SD Card?

Can an SD card be used as a medium of implementing a keylogger? The location of an SD card slot on some laptops is such that it is impossible to see if it contains a card in it unless you deliberately ...
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Secure data transfer in the face of DMA attacks even on SD card v 7.0

I want to move data from an insecure host to a secure host, e.g. to update the software on a Ballot marking device, or move data back and forth between such hosts. But as we know, even common thumb ...
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How to make an undeletable, hidden file, which persists after formatting an SD card?

My SD card was stolen some weeks ago. I can't know which SD card is mine, because the thief formatted it. As such, I bought a new one. In order to prevent such situations in the future, I thought of ...
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Can I decrypt my SD card as phone died

The mainboard of my s7 passed away and i need to decrypt my SD card. Does Samsung store the keys in their cloud? Is there any way to decrypt the card? I can't believe that once the phone dies (mb, ...
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Automatically erase data from SD card

Is it possible to automatically format the SD card when someone put it in another PC? SD card is used in camera. And if someone wants to open that with another PC. It should be automatically ...
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Reading SD cards on a GPO blocked USB [closed]

Our company has a GPO which blocks USB mass storage devices. The GPO permits Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) connections. Some SD card-based camera devices don't support MTP so they are blocked as they ...
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Can I decrypt my SD card with another phone?

I found this answer in an old 2016 post, and I have the same problem. I encrypted my SD card and when I unencrypted my phone, I didn't realize I needed to unencrypt the SD card first. To be honest, I ...
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How to encrypt files on my SD card and still be able to access them on my phone seamlessly?

I'm looking for a way to encrypt files on my SD card in a way that I could still access them on my phone without huge delays if the file is big (100mb). Is there such a way to do it? I'm using ...
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Unidirectional Data Transmission to a Smartphone

Unidirectional Data Transmission to a Smartphone I'm going to use an old Android phone to store sensitive data (e.g., Bitcoin wallet private key), with no SIM card and WiFi and Bluetooth turned off. ...
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Protect Raspberry Pi's physical sd card to be swapped

Scenario: In a company there are Raspberry Pis which are connected to its network environment. A person with bad intentions could swap the SD card and replace it by his own which makes the Pi to a "...
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System Information on which the SD card was used last time

I have an image of an SD card and I am doing analysis on it. Is there any way to find that on which system this SD card was used last time. The image I am having is of a SDHC and has FAT32 as file ...
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Searching for files on unknown/proprietary filesystem [closed]

I am attempting to find any files or folders on an SD card. Currently I've been looking at it with Foremost, but with no success. I know for certain that the file-system on the SD card is non-...
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Is there any way to safely examine the contents of an SD card?

I saw this question about reading a USB stick safely, and it made me wonder about SD and microSD cards. I've been told that SD/microSD cards are safer, and that I needn't worry as much about just ...
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How could I encrypt an SD card to store data on it?

I have some data I'd like to carry with me in an encrypted form onto an SD card, so I (and only I) can access it easily from any OS (or at least Windows, OSX and Ubuntu). My idea was like: Two ...
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Is moving data between devices on an SD Card safer than a USB stick?

From the perspective of USB device-born malware/exploits, especially affecting firmware (e.g., can an infected computer reprogram an inserted USB memory stick to act like a keyboard and autotype ...
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Can SD-Card be a vector of a BadUSB type attack when used with a USB reader?

The firmware of a USB flash drive can be maliciously rewritten in order to make it appear as a rogue device (like a keyboard, a network card, etc.). Since several different kind of devices may be ...
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how much time does it take to fully destroy a deleted video from SD card?

I have deleted a video from my SD card six months ago. How much time does it take to fully destroy this video file on the SD card? If I wanted to recover this video, is it possible to recover?
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Is it possible to encrypt an SD card?

In the film "Citizen 4", it's said that we cannot encrypt an SD card. Do you know why it would not be possible?
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