crime scene

Post-Mortem

They say you always remember your first one. The deceased was brought into the lab and laid out on a cold, hard table. Instruments were laid out on the table beside them, some eerily familiar and others strange and arcane. In a few moments, we were inside, looking at the innards that held the secrets …

Complex software

The World’s Most Sophisticated Software

There is a tendency in the electronic evidence field to lose sight of the fact that, although the battleground is different, the way the war is fought is the same.  Electronic discovery motions are still discovery motions, destruction of electronic evidence is still spoliation and computer forensic investigations are still investigations. Because of the jargon in …

Head crash

Surprise!

Recently, we received a hard drive for investigation as part of litigation. This drive had come from the work computer of an employee terminated by our client six months prior, now the subject of the litigation. When we received the drive, it was apparent that it had been tampered with. Hard drives typically come with …