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Month: May 2010

Forensic 4cast Awards 2010

That’s right, its that time again. The second annual Forensic 4cast Awards will be held as part of the SANS Forensic Summit in Washington DC on Thursday July 8 2010 at 7:30pm. Whereas last year Simon and I stood in front of a camera and broadcast the event live, this time a live audience will…
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Lessons from Data Recovery – Part 1 (Repost)

I originally posted this entry over on the Disklabs computer forensic forum (http://www.computer-forensics.co.uk/computer-forensics-forums/forum.php) but also thought a lot of people would benefit from it being repeated here too. I’ve been working at Disklabs for a few weeks now. I’ve mostly been confined to the digital forensics lab but I’ve been able to poke my head…
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Forensic 4cast Named One of 50 Top Criminology Blogs

Yesterday I received an email saying that Forensic 4cast has been named as one of the top 50 criminology blogs by CriminoBlogica. In fact we didn’t just make the top 50, we made number 19! CriminoBlogica is a high-quality internet resource for people interested in criminology, forensics, and general law enforcement. Their authors write articles…
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Digital Forensics – What We Don’t Know CAN Hurt Us

If my work with Volume Shadow Copies has taught me one thing it is that I don’t know anything. I have often said the more I learn, the less I know. Everything that we learn about computer investigations leads to more learning. It never ends. Anyone that thinks they know everything there is to know…
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Episode 28 – Xerox This!

This week we’re joined by Eric Huber (@ericjhuber) from ‘A Fistful of Dongles‘, Tom Yarrish (@CDTDelta), and Martin Fisher (@armorguy) from the ‘Southern Fried Security‘ podcast. In this episode we discuss the Gizmodo/Apple situation, the death of privacy, forensicating photocopiers, more on schools spying on students, and a potentially dangerous exploit that could put digital…
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