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Dealing with the data mountain

Monday, November 21, 2005 (12:22:42)
The sheer number and volume of current storage devices can be tough for the average computer user to handle, but what about computer investigators that must look for criminal information? Criminals try to hide information on their 200 GByte harddrives and portable devices like an iPod or cellular phone, but computer forensic investigators can usually recover the data. Andy Spruill, Director of the Professional Services Division at Guidance Software, talked with TG Daily about past investigations and how he deals with the vast mountain of data...

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Real Digital Forensics

Friday, November 18, 2005 (18:44:06)
Another computer forensics book hits the shelves, along with accompanying website:

http://www.realdigitalforensics.com/

If anyone's read it please post a review to the forums.

Computer forensics: Donning your detective hat

Friday, November 18, 2005 (12:42:31)
"Quincy, ME," the 1970s TV series, showed the dramatic potential of medical examiners. We're waiting now for the premier of "Quincy, CF." Computer forensics is playing an increasingly important role in thwarting wrongdoers at the federal, state and local level...

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How CSI got computer forensics wrong

Thursday, November 17, 2005 (18:12:19)
A team of computer forensic investigators has pointed out that a character in a recent episode of hit TV show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation failed to follow a basic rule of looking for evidence: don't switch on the computer...

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Electronic data legislation in the UK

Thursday, November 17, 2005 (11:35:19)
From casual e-mails to information on your iPod, electronic data can now be required as court evidence. Jonathon Crook, Jonathan Tardif and Andrew Szczech assess the business implications following recent changes to the Civil Procedure Rules...

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Computer expert rebuts claim that images were not deliberately downloaded

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 (14:38:55)
Photos and documents from a web site that are on Spokane, Wash., mayor James E. West's City Hall computer were put there deliberately, a computer expert said. The affidavit from Josiah P. Roloff, of Global CompuSearch LLC, rebutted West's contention that much of the material was automatically placed on his computer while he surfed web sites...

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High tech hunt underway in pilfering of SSJID’s files

Tuesday, November 15, 2005 (14:53:06)
A computer forensic expert is continuing to pour over hundreds of South San Joaquin Irrigation District files that were “improperly accessed” to determine who — if anyone — should be pursued for prosecution...

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FBI Hunkered in The Bunker

Monday, November 14, 2005 (12:35:03)
Imagine you have this going for you: the best the world's only super power can give you in personnel, intelligence, hardware and software with cost overruns no problem. Meet Steve Martinez, cyber G-man...

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Accountants’ new equipment can read computers’ secrets

Friday, November 11, 2005 (11:09:50)
State-of-the-art equipment to detect hidden data on computer systems has been bought by the computer forensics division of Ernst & Young on the island of Guernsey...

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Danish Web Hosting Company Adds Free Forensic Tool

Thursday, November 10, 2005 (09:11:48)
Danish web hosting company EasySpeedy (http://easyspeedy.com) has added a software-based Forensic investigation utility to its Remote Recovery System. The company, who specializes in hosting dedicated servers and Linux/BSD, suggests the utility will enable customers to remotely recover their data while checking servers for signs of malicious intrusion...

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