Tatiana Pankova

Marketing Director, Oxygen Forensics, USA

In the year 2006 Tanya joined Oxygen Forensics as a tech support member and gaining technical knowledge and experience in forensics made her way from a tech support manager through a data mining specialist to a marketing manager. She is experienced in team management, product quality assurance, deep data analysis and have an extensive knowledge in mobile, cloud and drone forensics. 

WhatsApp Forensics. Advanced methods of extraction and decryption

WhatsApp is without doubt the most popular messenger in the world with over 1.5 billion users globally. Thus, extracting complete evidence from WhatsApp Messenger is essential for any investigation. In this session, we will look into all possible sources where WhatsApp data might be stored (mobile devices, computers, cloud) and present our exclusive method of WhatsApp data extraction directly from the WhatsApp Server. Moreover, we will guide you through the process of WhatsApp backups decryption offering the alternative decryption method via phone number. Finally, we will explain how to extract WhatsApp data from a locked mobile device using a WhatsApp QR token from a PC.


WhatsApp Forensics. Advanced methods of extraction and decryption