By Eoghan Casey
Electronic evidence--evidence that's saved on or transmitted by way of computers--can play a big position in a variety of crimes, together with murder, rape, abduction, baby abuse, solicitation of minors, baby pornography, stalking, harassment, fraud, robbery, drug trafficking, machine intrusions, espionage, and terrorism. notwithstanding more and more criminals are utilizing desktops and machine networks, few investigators are well-versed within the evidentiary, technical, and criminal matters on the topic of electronic facts. for that reason, electronic facts is frequently missed, gathered incorrectly, and analyzed ineffectively. the purpose of this hands-on source is to teach scholars and pros within the legislation enforcement, forensic technological know-how, laptop defense, and criminal groups approximately electronic proof and desktop crime. This paintings explains how desktops and networks functionality, how they are often all in favour of crimes, and the way they are often used as a resource of proof. in addition to gaining a pragmatic figuring out of the way pcs and networks functionality and the way they are often used as proof of against the law, readers will find out about appropriate felony matters and should be brought to deductive felony profiling, a scientific method of focusing an research and realizing legal motivations. Readers will obtain entry to the author's accompanying site which incorporates simulated instances that combine some of the subject matters lined within the textual content. usually up to date, those situations educating contributors approximately: * elements of computing device networks * Use of desktop networks in an research * Abuse of laptop networks * privateness and protection concerns on laptop networks * The legislations because it applies to laptop networks * offers a radical rationalization of the way desktops and networks functionality, how they are often eager about crimes, and the way they are often used as a resource of facts * deals readers information regarding correct criminal matters * positive aspects insurance of the abuse of laptop networks and privateness and safety concerns on computing device networks * unfastened limitless entry to author's site together with quite a few and regularly up to date case examples
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4Summary Internet, Second Edition ISBN:0121631044 Eoghan Casey Despite being by a new field, great advancements have been made in computer crime investigation. Academic Press © tools 2004 have been developed and there is a move towards Powerful evidence processing standardization. This book explains how computers and networks function, how they can be involved in crimes, and how they can be used as a source of evidence. Readers will also learn about relevant legal issues and will be introduced to deductive criminal profiling.
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