CYBER CRIME

Preventing Crimes From Ages

What is Cyber Crime ?

“The process of identifying, preserving, analyzing and presenting digital evidence in a manner that is legally acceptable.” Computer forensics involves the preservation, identification, extraction, documentation, and interpretation of computer media for evidentiary and/or root cause analysis. Evidence might be required for a wide range of computer crimes and misuses Multiple methods of Discovering data on computer system and cell phone Recovering deleted, encrypted, or damaged file information Monitoring live activity Detecting violations of corporate policy Information collected assists in arrests, prosecution, termination of employment, and preventing future illegal activity Any information being subject to human intervention or not, that can be extracted from a computer. Must be in human-readable format or capable of being interpreted by a person with expertise in the subject.

Reasons For Evidence

Wide range of computer and cell phone crimes and misuses Non-Business Environment: evidence collected by Central, State and local authorities for crimes relating to: Theft of trade secrets Fraud Extortion Industrial espionage Position of pornography SPAM investigations Virus/Trojan distribution Homicide investigations Intellectual property breaches Unauthorized use of personal information Forgery Perjury. Computer and cell phone related crime and violations include a range of activities including: Business Environment:
Theft of or destruction of intellectual property Unauthorized activity Tracking internet browsing habits Reconstructing Events Inferring intentions Selling company bandwidth Wrongful dismissal claims Sexual harassment Software Piracy

Corporate and Private

We provide individuals with data acquisition, data recovery and evidence gathering. Each client has different needs and each case is unique. We encourage you to contact us if you have questions about how we may assist you. As the first course of business, do not turn on any computing equipment which may need to be examined. Even powering on a computing device will alter and possibly destroy data. If you need to turn equipment off, PULL THE POWER PLUG - do NOT perform the normal system shutdown procedure! Most people who have something to hide from someone else believe that deleting an Email or file, or, hiding these files will protect them from being discovered. We can search areas of the computer which cannot be normally accessed using conventional means.

What Will We Do?

Computer and cell phone forensics, innovators of image copying technology, defined the principles of the science of computer forensics and formalized an approved and accepted methodology to COLLECT, ANALYSE and PRESENT suspect data to a Court of Law. Evidence is frequently sought in a wide range of computer crime or misuse, including but not limited to theft of trade secrets, theft of or destruction of intellectual property, and fraud. Our specialists draw on an array of methods for discovering data that resides in a computer system and cell phone. Experts in forensics can frequently recover files that have been deleted, encrypted, or damaged, sometimes as long as years earlier. Evidence gathered by forensics experts is useful and often necessary during discovery, depositions, and actual litigation.

Who Uses Computer & Cell phone Forensics?

Criminal Prosecutors Rely on evidence obtained from a computer to prosecute suspects and use as evidence Civil Litigations Personal and business data discovered on a computer can be used in fraud, divorce, harassment, or discrimination cases Insurance Companies Evidence discovered on computer can be used to mollify costs (fraud, worker’s compensation, arson, etc) Private Corporations Obtained evidence from employee computers can be used as evidence in harassment, fraud, and embezzlement cases Law Enforcement Officials Rely on computer forensics to backup search warrants and post-seizure handling Individual/Private Citizens Obtain the services of professional computer forensic specialists to support claims of harassment, abuse, or wrongful termination from employment

Our Capabilities

Recover deleted files Find out what external devices have been attached and what users accessed them Determine what programs ran Recover webpages Recover emails and users who read them Recover chat logs Determine file servers used Discover document’s hidden history Recover phone records and SMS text messages from mobile devices Find malware and data collected

Steps of forensic process

Acquisition Identification Evaluation Presentation

Example

Divorce, child custody and other marital issues where one spouse has deleted, altered or protected computer information from being seen by the other party, discovery of hidden and deleted Email's, pictures, documents, spreadsheets and other data Family, children, child custody and marital issues pertaining to computer usage, pornography, Internet usage, file downloading, "chat room" history, Email history, computer program usage, discovery of hidden and deleted files Removal of pornography, illegally obtained software such as music and video files, and, other data of this type from computers Persons involved in civil litigation as the defendant or plaintiff in cases related to sexual harassment, theft of company data, improper termination of employment and other civil matters of this type Detection and removal of "spyware". Spyware typically sends data from your computer over the Internet to another location and may include every keystroke you type, passwords and/or other data personal data. Spyware hides in the computer and most users have no knowledge it is running Recovery of deleted data such as business/financial files, movies, pictures and other data which you can no longer find on your media