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hashdb is a tool for finding previously identified blocks of data in media such as disk images. hashdb provides the following:

  • The hashdb tool used to create hash databases, import block hashes, provide lookup services, and otherwise manage block hash databases.
  • The hashdb library that allows other programs to create hash databases or scan for block hashes. The hashid scanner is a bulk_extractor plugin that uses libhashdb to search for previously identified blocks of data.

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