BitComet is a free BitTorrent client application used for downloading and sharing files over the internet. It operates on the peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing protocol; allowing users to download large files such as movies, music, and software from other users’ networks. When a user downloads a file using BitComet, the software connects to the network of other users who are also downloading or sharing the same file. The app then downloads the file in small segments from multiple peers simultaneously, allowing for faster download speeds and improved reliability. Once the user downloads a segment of the file, it also becomes available to other users who are looking to download the file. This means that the more people who are downloading and sharing a particular file, the faster it will download for everyone involved.
BitComet can be useful in digital forensics investigations related to intellectual property theft, cybercrime, data leakage, and network intrusion. Tracing the sources and destinations of files and examining the metadata can help in providing evidence and identifying individuals or groups involved in illegal activity.
The artifacts can be found at the following location:
This section will discuss how to use ArtiFast to extract BitComit from Windows and what kind of digital forensics insights we can gain from the artifacts.
After you have created your case and added evidence for the investigation, at the Artifact Selection phase, you can select BitComit artifacts.
Once ArtiFast parser plugins complete processing the artifact for analysis, it can be reviewed via “Artifact View” or “Timeline View,” with indexing, filtering, and searching capabilities. Below is a detailed description of Window BitComit artifacts in ArtiFast.
BitComet Torrents Artifact
BitComet Torrents Downloads Artifact
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