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UK MP tables modernisation of Computer Misuse Act

Tuesday, November 22, 2005 (13:43:47)
In summer 2003, the then e-crime minister Caroline Flint promised to answer growing disquiet about Britain's computer crime laws by strengthening the Computer Misuse Act. But if a week is a long time in politics, a year and a half seems like an eternity, and with little sign of progress, businesses are beginning to wonder just how serious the government is. The acid test will come in March 2006, when the government faces the choice of backing a 10 minute rule bill by Glasgow South MP Tom Harris to update the Computer Misuse Act...

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How CSI got computer forensics wrong

Thursday, November 17, 2005 (19:12:19)
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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Computer expert rebuts claim that images were not deliberately downloaded

Wednesday, November 16, 2005 (15:38:55)
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 (15:53:06)
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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Accountants’ new equipment can read computers’ secrets

Friday, November 11, 2005 (12:09:50)
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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