J. Keith Mularski's world has expanded greatly since he stopped selling discount furniture to join the FBI in 1998. Especially since he transferred from Washington, D.C., in 2005 to fill a vacancy in the Pittsburgh field office's cyber squad — which he now heads.
U.S. authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of U.S. companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some of the latest fighter jets, officials have said.
Jeffrey Ng, a Forensic and Investigative Sciences and Biomedical Sciences major at Texas A&M University answers quuestions about his time at Texas A&M and what his plan are for his career.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice, have named Michigan State University’s Anil Jain among the first 17 appointments to the Forensic Science Standards Board.
Hundreds of women are raped in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo every day. A new app for doctors could help prosecute some of the perpetrators.
West Virginia University is offering an Introduction to Firearm Examination course. This NIJ-funded course will give participants a basic understanding of firearm examination techniques with hands-on practice with firearm components and microscopic comparisons.
A month after the GameOver ZeuS sting, another bank fraud group's operations has been disrupted by an international collaboration of security firms and law enforcement agencies. The new target is Shylock, a Trojan that has stolen from banks in the U.S., Italy, and especially the United Kingdom.
Chinese state media has branded Apple Inc's iPhone a threat to national security because of the smartphone's ability to track and time-stamp user locations.
Illegally obtaining TV and movies is almost endemic in the Asia-Pacific region though.
Justin Ross Harris is charged with felony murder and second-degree child cruelty in the death of his son, Cooper. He claims that he forgot to drop his son off at daycare before heading to work. Cooper Harris spent nearly seven hours in the SUV as temperatures rose to 88 degrees. Computer forensics will be key in the case as police uncovered Harris' sexting and penchant for videos about death from his computers.
To defeat malware, government agencies need to determine how threats entered a network and where they went once inside. But this relatively simple task is complicated by attackers’ ability to cover their tracks and to do so over an extended period of time.
Chinese hackers in March broke into the computer networks of the United States government agency that houses the personal information of all federal employees, according to senior American officials. They appeared to be targeting the files on tens of thousands of employees who have applied for top-secret security clearances.
Recognizing the growth during the past 20 years of forensic and investigative sciences as a career path, West Virginia University, long a national leader in the field, has established the Department of Forensic and Investigative Science.
From scouring a child pornographer’s computer hard drive to pulling up invisible fingerprints at a homicide scene or working to identify guns used in a crime, police in Delaware are increasingly using advanced technology to bring criminals to justice.
Digital forensic investigation software was used by Croatian Police to prosecute an international case involving exploitation of children for pornography. During this case, Croatian Police used Belkasoft Evidence Center to extract and analyze information from suspects' computers, memory dumps and hard drive images.