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Notre Dame probes hack of computer system

Tuesday, January 24, 2006 (10:06:15)
Two computer-forensic companies are helping the University of Notre Dame investigate an electronic break-in that may have exposed the personal and financial information of school donors...

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Expansion imminent for computer forensics at Bloomsburg University (US)

Monday, January 23, 2006 (11:21:36)
Governor Rendell recently announced that Bloomsburg University will receive two state grants: a $200,000 grant to support the Greater Susquehanna Keystone Innovation Zone and a $63,000 grant to support the Pennsylvania Center for computer forensics research...

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CERT's Virtual Training Environment (VTE) Open to Public

Friday, January 20, 2006 (16:50:06)
CERT's Virtual Training Environment (VTE), with more than 160 hours of multimedia-based instruction in information assurance and computer forensics, is now available to the public.

The Virtual Training Environment (VTE) is a Web-based knowledge library for Information Assurance, computer forensics and incident response, and other IT-related topics. VTE is produced by the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.

http://vte.cert.org/
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New computer forensics lab cracks down on identity theft

Thursday, January 19, 2006 (11:46:42)
Pierce County is attacking identity theft with new technology and vigor that could warn potential victims sooner and lock up crooks longer. Investigators from the prosecutor’s office and sheriff’s department have opened a computer forensics lab that allows them to dig deeper into the hardware and software Pierce County law enforcement officers seize as part of identity theft cases...

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FBI: 90% of Organizations Face Computer Attack; 64% Incur Financial Loss

Thursday, January 19, 2006 (11:44:58)
The FBI reports that 9 out of 10 organizations in the country are victims of some sort of computer security incident, and one-fifth are hit more than 20 times a year. Almost two-thirds suffer financial loss as a result of the cyber incidents. The 2005 FBI Computer Crime Survey is based on responses from a cross-section of more than 2,000 public and private organizations...

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