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Windows Gather Deleted Files Enumeration and Recovering

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Windows Gather Deleted Files Enumeration and Recovering

Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module lists and attempts to recover deleted files from NTFS file systems. Use the FILES option to guide recovery. Leave this option empty to enumerate deleted files in the DRIVE. Set FILES to an extension (e.g., "pdf") to recover deleted files with that extension, or set FILES to a comma separated list of IDs (from enumeration) to recover those files. The user must have account file enumeration. Recovery may take a long time; use the TIMEOUT option to abort enumeration or recovery by extension after a specified period (in seconds).

Author(s)

  • Borja Merino <bmerinofe@gmail.com>

Platform

Windows

Development

References

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

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