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Computer records play large role in gathering evidence

Tuesday, February 14, 2006 (11:37:15)
Investigators are relying on computer records to trace Neil Entwistle’s steps in the days before he allegedly shot his wife, Rachel, and 9-month-old daughter, Lillian Rose. As computers play an ever-greater role in everyday life, they are becoming increasingly important sources of evidence for police and prosecutors, investigators say...

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China Computer Forensics Conference, 17-18 June 2006

Monday, February 13, 2006 (20:26:13)
Sprite Guo, a policeman in China, has contacted me with details of the China Computer Forensics Conference 2006 (CCFC 2006), a computer forensics conference that takes place between members of the law enforcement community and computer forensic companies in China. This year the focus is on data recovery and forensic analysis techniques. He would like to invite computer forensic training agencies who want to enter the Chinese market to attend the conference and prepare some training sessions. Sprite is also keen to attract skilled investigators to the conference and asks anyone interested to visit the web site at http://www.china-forensic.com/2006-en.htm
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Texas Treasure owners indicted on interfering with an investigation

Monday, February 13, 2006 (11:15:34)
The company that runs the Texas Treasure cruise ship has been indicted on charges of interfering with an investigation. According to the indictment, the ship's chief engineer is accused of lying to Coast Guard inspectors about records that track how much oil waste is discharged by the ship. Inspectors also said the chief engineer also deleted the records from his computer...

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Call for Papers - 6th Annual Digital Forensic Research Workshop

Saturday, February 11, 2006 (19:01:01)
The purpose of this workshop is to bring together researchers, practitioners, and educators interested in digital forensics. We welcome the participation of people in industry, government, law enforcement, and academia who are interested in advancing the state of the art in digital forensics by sharing their results, knowledge, and experiences. The accepted papers will be published in printed proceedings.

Important Dates

Papers, demo, and panels submission deadline: April 21, 2006
Author notification: May 21, 2006
Camera-ready copies due: June 21, 2006
Workshop dates: August 14-16, 2006

Follow link below for full details...
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NSA eavesdropping: How it might work

Friday, February 10, 2006 (16:07:27)
Even a panel of determined senators couldn't convince Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to divulge much about how the massive surveillance program conducted by the National Security Agency actually works. Gonzales told a Senate committee on Monday that he was not "here to discuss the operational details of that program or any other classified activity."

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CY4OR Sponsor Wales E Crime Summit 2006

Thursday, February 09, 2006 (17:29:46)
The summit 2006 launched a three year Manifesto to tackle computer crime in Wales; the purpose being to protect businesses against the growing threat to them from electronic and computer based Crime. The conference was attended by the four major police forces in Wales and included a key note speech from Ian Shannon, Assistant Chief Constable of the North Wales Police. Representatives from the National High Tech Crime Unit were also in attendance...
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European experts to analyze electronic evidence in EU Courts

Thursday, February 09, 2006 (11:46:30)
The city of Florence will host next 17th February the meeting of the multidisciplinary researchers that are working together on the European Project about the Admissibility of the Electronic Evidence in EU Courts (A.E.E.C.). This innovative project is financially supported by the European Commission and the Spanish company Cybex, intending to solve the deep legal gap when presenting and admitting evidence in electronic support before the EU Courts of Justice...

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Grand Traverse County looks to battle computer crimes

Wednesday, February 08, 2006 (17:11:49)
Grand Traverse County wants more training for sheriff's deputies to combat an "alarming" rise in computer-based crimes. Undersheriff Nathan Alger said the department asked the county board for approximately $10,000 previously earmarked for vehicles to expand the department's computer forensic capabilities...

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Vogon - New age sleuths

Monday, February 06, 2006 (14:05:34)
Since 2002, Vogon International LLC has operated a sophisticated data recovery lab in Norman. The lab, which serves clients throughout the U.S., Canada and South America, uses proprietary software to recover data from computer hard drives and backup tapes. The lab’s recovery techniques rescue computer information that can be used as legal evidence to expose those behind the full spectrum of electronic criminal activity...

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Microsoft security chief attacks government

Friday, February 03, 2006 (19:31:27)
Ed Gibson, Microsoft UK's chief security advisor, has hit out at the lack of effective channels for cybercrime reporting and claimed that better desktop-level protection is the key to effective security...

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