Testing software, researching forensic analysis, teaching forensics, and learning how to use forensic tools all require one common thing: test images .
There are so many forensic test images scattered across the Internet, that finding something that you need takes time. So…I have curated into categories all that I have found and add new sources as I find them or informed of them.
You can find them all here: https://www.dfir.training/resources/downloads/ctf-forensic-test-images
Links by category:
Windows Event Samples
As to the details of each category, there really isn’t much to elaborate beyond the category title. However, an important point to remember is that any one of the links to a dataset usually includes gigabytes, if not terabytes of forensic images sub-categorized by the respective providers.
Summary of each category
Plenty of challenges involving all aspects of forensics, steganography, cryptography,