Forensics expert attempts to link UBS attack and defendant

Friday, 23 June 2006, 8:45 AM EST

The government's forensics expert in the ongoing UBS computer sabotage trial testified Thursday that he not only found the malicious code that took down about 2,000 of UBS PaineWebber's servers four years ago, but he also "directly linked" it back to the defendant's home computer.

Keith Jones, director of computer forensics and incident response at Mandiant, an information security company, testified that he found the trigger mechanism for the logic bomb installed on machines across the company's national network.

At InformationWeek.

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