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Size does matter!

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We’ve been here before, but it’s no secret that storage capacity is growing at an exponential rate. It wasn’t long ago that we were measuring disk sizes in the hundred’s of Megabytes (MB), this swiftly increased to the Gigabyte (GB) and now you would be hard pushed to purchase a home PC without at least …Read More

27th February 2009 | Posted in News & Events by


Jack Straw Stranded in Nigeria !!

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The Daily Telegraph is reporting that UK Justice Secretary Jack Straw’s e-mail account has been compromised by Advanced Fee Fraudsters who have mounted an audacious (and embarrassing scam). Apparently, hundreds of Mr Straw’s contacts were sent a  message on Thursday claiming that the cabinet minister was stranded in Nigeria and in desperate need of $3,000 …Read More

25th February 2009 | Posted in News & Events by


Ex-staff swipe confidential company data

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A new US study suggests that  59%  of US workers who were made redundant or who left their job  admitted taking confidential data before they left. The Ponemon Institute and Symantec conducted an Internet based  survey of 1,000 staff who lost or left  their jobs in 2008  found that the most common records taken included …Read More

24th February 2009 | Posted in News & Events by


Cybercrime costs UK small business!!

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The UK’s Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) latest survey is reporting that Cybercrime and fraud are costing Britain’s small business  £800 a year each and the SME lobbying group is calling for more action to tackle online crime as a response. 54% of small businesses polled  said they had been a victim of crime over …Read More

23rd February 2009 | Posted in News & Events by


Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? – who will watch the watchmen? Plans are afoot (again!) to introduce regulation for digital forensics practitioners. This is almost certainly a good thing, but has been tried before, with limited success. The Council for Registered Practitioners (CRFP) attempted to introduce a their own digital forensics accreditation but there were issues …Read More

16th February 2009 | Posted in News & Events by


Big Brother is Watching!!!

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New legislation introduced this week forces phone and internet firms to retain information relating to calls, e-mails or visits to websites for a year. The Government is contributing £46.5M to service poviders to assit them with retaining the data and for providing the information when requested. The powers will be an extension to those already …Read More

16th February 2009 | Posted in News & Events by


The Forensicators

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Good effort lads, Charlie, Oli, Boothy, Ronnie and John are running the the BUPA Great Manchester 10k Marathon in May in aid of the NSPCC. CYFOR are pleased to support “the forensicators” and provide sponsorship for their efforts. Please help them reach their target of £1,000 by sponsoring theme through JustGiving. You can see more …Read More

13th February 2009 | Posted in News & Events by


Under Construction

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Hi All, CYFOR’s blog is presently under construction. Please bear with us while we develop our site and prepare it for launch!!

13th February 2009 | Posted in News & Events by




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