UK IT security professionals offered fast-track computer crime course

IT professionals looking to gain computer forensic certification are being offered an accelerated six-day course by the Training Camp. The IT training provider said its course is aimed at e-security experts, police, military personnel, legal professionals and government agencies. It … Read more

Technology helps police in CP operation

Australian Customs officials say the latest technologies are assisting them in detecting the importation of CP. A man will appear in court this morning after customs officers at Melbourne Airport seized computer disks from his luggage on his arrival from … Read more

Lab cleared to examine digital evidence

New Hampshire’s state forensic laboratory has become the third in the United States to receive national accreditation for examining digital evidence, including images stored on computer hard-drives. The accreditation was awarded by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors, which … Read more

New downloads

The following files have been added to the downloads area:

The Sleuth Kit Version 1.72 (source code)
Autopsy Forensic Browser Version 2.03 (source code)
PDA Forensic Tools:An Overview and Analysis
ACPO Good Practice Guide for Computer based Electronic Evidence
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Helping investigators gather crime evidence from PDAs

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology recently examined a number of software tools designed to acquire information from operating systems used in most PDAs: Palm OS, Microsoft Pocket PC and Linux. The researchers examined the tools in … Read more

Seminar on criminal investigations in Goa, October 9th

A two-day seminar on ‘Crime investigation – modern techniques’ will be inaugurated at the Goa International Centre, on October 9. The inaugural session of the seminar will have a plenary lecture on ‘Computer crimes and cyber forensics’ delivered by the … Read more

Forensics gains credibility at Purdue

Chris Marsico, a graduate student, is using this semester to focus on the forensic possibilities of devices like iPODs. Just this summer, a group of car thieves in the UK was arrested, due in part to evidence discovered on an … Read more

Mobile threat to company data exposed by security experts

Companies must be more vigilant about employees using mobile devices – such as iPod music players and personal digital assistants (PDAs) – at work, security experts warned today.

A computer forensics study into the latest Mini iPod, conducted by corporate … Read more

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