Forensics

Tests the file against some known filesystem files, magic bytes, and if a text file. It does provide some useful information sometimes.

$ file somefile.png


Prints SOME metadata about files

$ stat somefile.png


strings can be very useful when combined with grep. Particularly useful when searching binary files for strings.

$ strings somefile.png | grep somestring


Steganography decoder:
https://stylesuxx.github.io/steganography/