How to setup an Image Forensic lab with Ghiro

Posted on August 19, 2015 in Tools • Tagged with appliance, ghiro, image forensics • 3 min read

This how to will guide you through the setup of an Image Forensics lab, using Ghiro, a free and open source image forensics tool.

Ghiro comes also with a virtual appliance (it is a copy of Ubuntu Linux with all you need already installed, you can run on your host) to help people get a running Ghiro in few steps.

1. Ready for virtualization

You can run Ghiro Appliance in any host (Mac, Windows or Linux),  only a virtualization software is requested. There are many out there, free and commercial, for example Vmware or VirtualBox.

VirtualBox is a free and ...


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Ghiro Appliance Building

Posted on November 18, 2014 in Tools • Tagged with appliance, ghiro, image forensics • 2 min read

All started with us thinking about a way to provide users with the simplest and fastest method to test or deploy Ghiro, some users just want to give a try or deploy their infrastructure with no pain in few minutes, and we like challenges.

The game was achieving an plug and play “box” with:

  • Few requirements or no requirements.
  • The ability to use the appliance building technology in a continuous integration system to be used in developer’s daily testing.

After evaluating some technologies, the winner was a conventional “virtual appliance”, because it requires only one virtualization software (i.e ...


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