Digital Forensic Acquisition

June 15, 2010 admin 0

One of the key aspects of conducting digital forensics pertains with the proper collection and authentication of the evidence. If the evidence is not collected properly, there is a very good chance the results of the examination will be questioned. Following digital forensic best practices, we typically conduct our examination on copies, often referred to as “forensic images” of the original evidence. […]

Microsoft Office 2008 12.2.5 Update for Mac OS X

June 14, 2010 admin 0

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS10-038. This security bulletin contains all the relevant information about the security updates for Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac OS X.  To view the complete security bulletin, visit the following […]

Information Security vs Information Privacy

June 14, 2010 admin 0

Information technology conflicting with personal and information privacy has been a major topic in recent months keeping privacy organizations including the Washington D.C. based Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) busy as the premiere privacy watchdog in the U.S. For example, recent issues such as Google asking the NSA for assistance in the investigation of a cyber-attack that occurred on its network. […]

Types of Wireless Attacks

June 13, 2010 admin 0

Standard wireless communication occurs when the end user and the wireless access point are able to communication on a point-to-point basis without interruptions. There are many attack variations in existence against wireless networks that breaks the standard communication format. These attacks includes the denial of service attacks, the man in the middle attacks and the WEP key-cracking attack to name a few and are described below. […]

Computer Malware and Preventive Recommendations: Botnets

June 13, 2010 admin 0

Botnets are one of the fastest growing and the most dangerous threat on the Internet today. “Bot” stands for robot, which is a piece of software with some intelligence to perform a task and the “net” stands for network which is the collection of these individual bots under one controlling person called a bot herder. […]

Mac OS X: A Threat is growing…

June 13, 2010 admin 0

Security researchers are discovering serious vulnerabilities in the Mac OS X system. Even though we have not seen specific malware to exploit these vulnerabilities, they do exist in the labs and technical papers as proof of concepts. […]

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