Apr 07.2020Version: 1.0.5642
Alternative data flows can hide all sorts of information in normal-looking files.Phrozen ADS Revealer was reviewed by Mihaela Olteanu
The increasing dependence on the online environment, leading to the increase of cybercrimes, the attacks that involve major crimes are carried out through activities that involve the transfer of files from one system to another, through an internal network.
What are alternative data flows (ADS)? The hard disk you are using is NTFS formatted, so your computer files may have a main data stream, but also one or more alternative data streams.
The main data stream is visible for Windows File Explorer, but alternate data streams are hidden.
Alternative data streams can be used by hackers to hide Trojans or other information, which could get rid of ordinary scanning with a regular antivirus.
Introducing you, Phrozen ADS Revealer, which quickly scans your hard drive and displays all the possible ADS files on your system, and then lets you make a decision, save or delete the file.
Phrozen ADS Revealer is portable, so you don't have to install it and it doesn't affect Windows Registers, moreover, you can save it to any USB storage drive and use it on any computer where you need it.
In conclusion, you should know that the Phrozen ADS Revealer application only works on NTFS drives and it is interesting to see what kind of information is hidden in these alternative data streams.
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