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Why Does Digital Forensics Matter to Me?

Your data is not private! In the privacy of our studies, offices, libraries, or wherever it is we have our computers, it may seem that we are alone, with no one looking over our shoulders. But every ..
(February 16, 2008)
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The Five Stages of Data Loss

The computer crashes and what happens? Well, irritation at first. The darn thing is supposed to work, and you've got work to do. After fiddling with it for a bit and getting error message this, error .
(August 23, 2007)
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Data Recovery Myths and Misconceptions

In the very early 80's, IBM introduced the IBM PC, progenitor of most modern personal computers. That same year, undoubtedly, the first PC hard disk failed and someone was screaming about their data ..
(August 23, 2007)
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Computer Hoaxes for the Beginner

Can you say, “hoax?" With the advent of email, one person can send millions of messages. With the help of willing accomplice friends, a single hoax chain letter can multiply into hundreds of ..
(August 23, 2007)
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CSI* Computer Forensics - Real Cases From Burgess Forensics ..

The stories are true; the names and places have been changed to protect the potentially guilty. A few years ago, Debby Johnson, an attorney from a large firm based in Kansas City, contacted me about .
(August 12, 2007)
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What to Use for Backups - Don't Let Your Data Die an Early ..

My cousin, Eric Burgess, over at Board Game Babylon had a hard drive crash. It happens! In fact, it eventually will happen to any hard drive left in service long enough. One of my favorite scary ..
(August 04, 2007)
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How Is Data Written, Stored On, And Erased From Hard Disks?

One of my favorite IT Directors, Buzz Eyler of the Orcutt Unified School District, tells me that most people have no clue how data is stored on a hard drive running Windows. A discussion of how it is .
(July 28, 2007)
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Challenges in Recovering Deleted Email

Both computer forensics experts and data recovery technicians seek to recover deleted data. Data recovery is primarily interested in bringing back files, while computer forensics tends to dig deeper, .
(July 28, 2007)
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Why Email Matters - The Science Behind the US Attorney Scandal

Email is more and more in the news these days, is near the center of the current US Attorney firing scandal, and for good reason. A substantial amount of communication flows via email, which can be ..
(April 16, 2007)
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