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What's on your hard drive?

Saturday, September 17, 2005 (17:15:59)
Companies and consumers are failing to take note of the importance of properly cleaning data off their hard drives before selling or discarding them. And with a proliferation of removable storage media such as compact flash cards and SD cards falling in price the problem of sensitive data being discarded is getting worse. Data recovery specialist Disklabs recently bought 100 second-hand hard drives and 50 used memory cards and found documents such as CVs and accounting spreadsheets with names and mobile phone numbers...

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Cyber Crime Fears Grow in the Bahamas

Friday, September 16, 2005 (13:32:38)
Attorney General Alfred Sears said on Tuesday the use of computers in criminal activity within the financial industry is growing. Minister Sears made the comment after giving opening remarks at the Caribbean Cyber crime workshop at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel in downtown Nassau. Drawing scores of participants from countries like St. Lucia, Belize, Antigua & Barbuda, the United States, Grenada, Jamaica, Belize and Jamaica, the three-day seminar is aimed at providing essential background information to help improve cyber crime investigations...

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BCS (Essex) talk - Computer Forensics with Russell May from Guidance Software

Thursday, September 15, 2005 (16:57:10)
20/09/2005 1830 at APU, Chelmsford

A look at Computer Forensics and the methodology for retrieving static data from modern storage media. A short ten minute presentation outlining the basic principles of computer forensics, followed by a live demonstration of forensic data recovery techniques, giving an insight into methods used to discover obfuscated or hidden data.

Russell May BSc (Hons) CITP CEng MBCS EnCE, is Manager of Special and Partner Projects (Europe, Middle East, Africa, India, Russia) at Guidance Software Inc.

This event starts with refreshments at 6:30 pm and ends at approximately 9:15 pm, followed by networking opportunities. To help with numbers and the production of the list of attendees, please register in advance.

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The growing digital forensics industry

Thursday, September 15, 2005 (12:30:51)
The increasing use of devices like cell phones, PDAs, and USB drives is also expanding the number of digital footprints people leave. Those footprints are potentially valuable for prosecutors looking to establish a suspect's motives are whereabouts related to a crime. And some crimes are committed by sophisticated hackers and require a response by equally savvy technicians...

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[The RealAudio link didn't work for me, hopefully just a temporary problem - Jamie]

Missouri Southern State University purchases LogiCube MD5

Wednesday, September 14, 2005 (12:30:52)
The Criminal Justice Department at Missouri Southern State University recently purchased a LogiCube MD5 to enhance its Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) program.The MD5 is used by the F.B.I., D.E.A., A.T.F., Interpol and other major international law enforcement agencies to secure critical evidence from computer hard drives during crime scene investigations...

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