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.XRY, pronounced "dot-ex-arr-why", is a forensic system for analyzing digital devices written by Micro Systemation. It is designed to retrieve information from mobile phones for later analysis. Specifically it can grab phone book information, SMS and other text messages, call lists, calendar entries, task items, pictures, media files, and SIM card information.

The tool supports more than 700 phone models including GSM, UMTS and CDMA phones. Support for new phones is added in each release, which in 2008 was quarterly.

.XRY creates an encrypted file containing a copy of the information retrieved from the phone.

.XRY has got full support for UNICODE

.XRY comes complete with software that reads information and then creates reports on the data listed above, and also the hardware: the ".XRY Communications Unit". The hardware is connected to a computer using a USB cable. The standard package of phone cables contains 25 different cables. The following options are available in order to connect as many different telephone models as possible to the unit:


Some telephones are designed to communicate via Bluetooth. This is why .XRY comes with a Bluetooth interface.


Other telephones are designed to connect only via IR. .XRY is supplied with an IR interface.


There is also the option of connecting the telephone to the station via a USB cable.

Final reports with a search and export function

.XRY creates clear layouts in list form, with descriptions of the different types of activities. .XRY creates a report containing your own logotype, address, etc. or the basic information that you yourself require. .XRY also retrieves a lot of information about the phone itself, such as IMEI/ESN, IMSI, model no., matching between the clock in the telephone and the computer, etc.

The generated report can either be printed out, exported in whole or in part, or forwarded electronically with .XRY Reader (distributed for free). A search function simplifies the task of searching for a particular name/number or some other type of text.

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