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Cook County Electronic Voting Equipment Indicates Tampering

Evidence Suggesting Tampering Discovered In Suburban Cook County, Illinois General Election 2014, November 4th, 2014 – Electronic Voting Advisory Back in October of 2011, our firm, Forensicon, Inc., was invited in at the last minute to participate in an open Request for Bid project with the Suburban Cook County government’s electronic voting equipment forensic audit.[…Read More]

Data Security – What To Do When An Employee Leaves

Unfortunately for employers, unconditional trust in an employee’s honesty is not a luxury any employer can afford. The Computer Security Institute’s “2003 Computer Crime and Security Survey” indicates that “theft of proprietary information caused the greatest financial loss” and, additionally, 62 percent of those who responded to the survey reported that an insider was involved[…Read More]

What is Forensic Hard Drive Imaging?

(Sometimes referred to as Hard Drive Cloning, Mirror Image or Mirror Imaging) When a computer is identified as possibly containing electronic evidence, it is imperative to follow a strict set of procedures to ensure a proper (i.e. admissible) extraction of any evidence that may exist on the subject computer. The first thing to remember is[…Read More]

Track Former Employee’s Computer Activities

(The following is a theoretical scenario staged to help the reader understand the essential role that a computer forensic expert plays in tracing the theft of intellectual property.) An employee (Jane Doe) preparing to leave ACME for a competitor, NEWCO, wanted to make sure that she could take all of her clients with her to[…Read More]