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PC Pro reveals false claims of CP investigation

Thursday, June 23, 2005 (09:16:34)
The UK's biggest ever crackdown on Internet CP has been driven by misleading intelligence, causing dozens of innocent people to be falsely accused, according to PC Pro magazine. Writing exclusively in the new August issue, Duncan Campbell (an expert witness in the defence of Operation Ore suspects) says prosecutions against many of the UK's 7,272 Operation Ore suspects were based on flawed evidence received from US officials...

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Crime gang suspect in credit-card breach

Tuesday, June 21, 2005 (07:55:12)
The huge security breach that exposed more than 40 million credit cards to potential fraud appears to be the work of organized criminals, experts said Monday. The breach represents a high-tech version of "skimming," in which criminals used a small device to snatch information from the magnetic strips on the back of credit cards, said Tom Kelly, a senior investigator at the private investigations division of Stroz Friedberg, a computer forensics and technical services firm...

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Policing the Internet

Monday, June 20, 2005 (06:07:11)
The offices couldn't be more generic. The building is nondescript. There’s a sign outside the door, but they’re planning to take it down. But inside the Cyber Crimes Center in Fairfax, Va., investigators are cracking the most sensational, gut-wrenching criminal cases involving the Internet. As a result, thousands of people around the world are being arrested; many are going to prison. The center is a state-of-the-art forensic computer lab run by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to help investigate domestic and foreign crime conducted on or made possible by the Internet...

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Forensic Science: Will It Help in the War on Terror?

Friday, June 17, 2005 (04:07:22)
In January 2003, the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors -- Laboratory Accreditation Board -- board of delegates voted to adopt Digital Evidence as an accreditable discipline. The Investigative Technology Division conducts forensic examinations in the discipline of Digital Evidence as defined by the ASCLD/LAB. These examinations are performed at FBI Headquarters and field offices by certified forensic examiners...

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Investigators win award for computer forensics

Thursday, June 16, 2005 (05:29:27)
A trio of investigators in Kansas, US, has won an award for a computer-based investigation. Cpl. Jeff Owen of the Missouri Highway Patrol, Mark Johnson of the U.S. attorney's office and Curtis Howard of the St. Joseph police won the Timothy Fidel Memorial Award. This is the first year that Guidance Software, a forensic technology firm, has presented the award...

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New Article: Smart Anti-Forensics

Wednesday, June 15, 2005 (05:40:38)
Now online:

Smart Anti-Forensics

by Steven McLeod

Dan Farmer to Present 'Modern Forensics Analysis' at NetSec 2005 Conference

Tuesday, June 14, 2005 (05:43:35)
Dan Farmer will present "Modern Forensics Analysis" in the NetSec 2005 Forensics Track on June 15. Information about the conference, themed this year "The Fine Art of Information Security," can be found at http://www.gocsi.com/netsec/

Techno Security/CEIC 2005 conference

Monday, June 13, 2005 (05:59:03)
The Techno Security/CEIC 2005 conference (http://www.ceic2005.com) to be held June 12-15, is the proving grounds for tomorrow's cybersecurity technology. Now in its seventh year, this conference promises to address some of the latest issues in enterprise security including incident response, computer forensics, classified message incidents, information assurance and more...

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New Article: Data - The Basics of Computer Forensics

Friday, June 10, 2005 (12:31:50)
Now online...

Data: The Basics of Computer Forensics

by Edward Pscheidt

A full list of computer forensic papers and articles at Forensic Focus can be found here. New submissions are always welcome.

Backlog mires US crime lab

Friday, June 10, 2005 (05:49:37)
SBI agent Eric R. Hicks spent last week scouring more than half a million files on one computer hard drive for evidence against a man accused of sending p**n to kids. Because he always works two cases at once, Hicks also was searching 100,000 files in a CP case. As the agency's only computer forensic technician, Hicks' work is in such high demand that he still has a backlog of about 50 cases -- a year's work...

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