Preserving digital evidence to bring attackers to justice

Tuesday, 17 May 2005, 6:29 PM EST

The world is waking up to the fact that hacking into a company’s computer network, launching attacks that cause network downtime or releasing viruses and other malicious code is more than a bit of "digital criminal mischief" -- it’s a serious crime that deserves serious attention from the criminal justice system. In this article, we’ll explain how standard rules of evidence apply to digital data and what precautions you should take to preserve it properly for a court trial.

By Deb Shinder at WindowSecurity.

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