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Release Notes
Magnet AXIOM December 03, 2019

Artifact updates

iOS-icon Cell Tower Locations NEW
Instagram-icon Instagram
iOS-messages-icon Messages
IOS-icon Owner Information
Parked-Car-icon Parked Car Locations NEW
Pinterest-icon Pinterest NEW
Snapchat-icon Snapchat
Tumblr-icon Tumblr NEW
Twitter-icon Twitter
iOS-icon WiFi Locations NEW
iOS-icon iOS Backups NEW
Android-icon Android Backups NEW
Android-icon LG MPT NEW
Pinterest-icon Pinterest
Snapchat-icon Snapchat
Yahoo-Mail-App-icon Yahoo Webmail
Cryptocurrencies-icon Cryptocurrency NEW
Google-Maps-icon Google Maps
Passwords-and-Tokens-icon Passwords and Tokens
AirDrop-icon AirDrop NEW

Mobile investigations

We've introduced several enhancements for both Android and iOS mobile investigations:

  • Support for recovering the metadata from deleted files in EXT file systems on Android mobile devices. For more information about what metadata you can recover from EXT file systems, log in to the Customer Portal to review Understanding support for recovering metadata from ext file systems.
  • Support for acquiring full images of Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL mobile devices. More details...
  • More support for Huawei mobile devices to include acquiring Huawei devices that do not have SD cards or support ADB backups as well as acquiring backups of Huawei mobile devices created using Huawei Backup version 10. More details...
  • Support for acquiring iOS devices jailbroken with checkra1n. More details...
  • Support for recovering more useful location data from full iOS extractions including seen WiFi devices, cell towers, and parked car locations. More details...

Case dashboard summary reports

You can now generate summary reports for the Media categorization and Keyword matches cards in the Case dashboard.

  • Generate a PDF summary reports directly from the Media categorization and Keyword matches cards in the Case dashboard explorer.
  • Generate either a PDF or HTML summary report from the Create report / export dialog. In the Items to include step, select the new "Case dashboard cards only."
  • More details...

More highlights

Other useful features in Magnet AXIOM 3.8.0 include:

  • Support for processing NTFS images that contain 4K sectors.
  • When a scan completes, you can now view a summary of any files that were not fully processed due to artifact timeouts. For more information about timeouts, log in to the Customer Portal to review Understanding artifact timeout exceptions.
  • Improvements have been made to increase the reliability of scans of FAT file systems.
  • More details...

What's new in the AXIOM Cyber beta program

We've been busy making updates to AXIOM Cyber since our last release. Here are the new features we've introduced and the issues we've resolved:

New features

  • You can now complete a full-system memory acquisition of a remote computer.
  • If a Windows Firewall prevents you from connecting to the agent on the remote computer, you will now receive a notification as well as a link to a Knowledge Base article with tips for troubleshooting the connection.
  • Updated the naming conventions for items youíve downloaded from the remote computer and added to your evidence sources to include descriptive information such as the computer name and the local date/time the .zip or .bin files were generated.
  • If AXIOM Process is unable to launch the agent after deploying to the remote computer, the agent is now automatically removed from the remote computer.
  • When manually launching an agent on a target device, you are now always prompted to run the agent as an administrator.
  • Increased the number of characters allowed for agent masking details.
  • You can now acquire Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 instances.
  • When loading a Slack workspace data export, you can now optionally download attachments referenced in the JSON file. View these attachments in the Slack Message Attachment artifact.

Are you part of the Magnet AXIOM Cyber beta program? For current documentation, articles, and information about known issues, visit





Bug fixes

Known issues