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People Power Combats Cyber Fraud

Tuesday, January 03, 2006 (15:33:51)
Like so many other aspects of our lives, major fraud has gone high tech. In fact, fuelled by excited media comment, computer crime and fraud are regarded as synonymous by many. But it’s important to remember that it’s not the computers that commit crimes - it’s the people that use them, and the cost of their crimes to business is immense...

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WVU forensics program sets up learning lab for bowl game

Monday, January 02, 2006 (11:55:27)
Mention the word criminal forensics and immediately most people think about Marg Helgenberger or David Caruso from CBS television’s popular series “CSI” and “CSI: Miami.” You know — glitz, glamour, special Hummers, and unraveling the clues to crack the case all in one hour every week. What they don’t realize is that in reality it’s just not that way. Not even close...

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Cyber files decoding evidence of new era

Sunday, January 01, 2006 (15:37:17)
Everything about the new FBI regional computer forensics laboratory in Hamilton Township screams the word "geek." The carpeting is emblazoned with maroon 0's and 1's -- the binary digits to which all computer codes can be reduced. A bookshelf in the main laboratory area features books about Unix, Windows XP and Quickbooks. And there are the 21 workstations, each crammed with computers, diskettes and other gizmos. This is the new age of solving crimes: bits and bytes...

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Data-Recovery Technology Arrives For SMBs

Friday, December 30, 2005 (13:11:34)
Business continuity has largely been the domain of big companies, but data-protection vendor Unitrends this week unveiled system-recovery technology at a price point that should help small and mid-size companies recover operational data as quickly as their larger counterparts should a system outage result from natural, man-made, or electronic disasters...

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Cybercrime more profitable than drugs

Wednesday, December 28, 2005 (02:00:43)
The proceeds of cybercrime now exceed that of the illegal drugs industry, a US Treasury advisor has claimed. According to Valerie McNiven, former World Bank security expert, the turnover of electronically-related crime exceeded $105 billion in 2004, for the first time over-taking drugs as the number one high-profile criminal activity...

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