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Unmasking the Faceless Foe: The Battle Against Internet Fraud

February 7, 2024

Internet fraud, a consistent and evolving threat, poses significant risks to individuals and organizations worldwide. Internet fraud, also known as cyber or online fraud, involves using online services and deceptive practices to defraud victims.

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How Digital Forensic Software Unveils the Secrets of Cyber Espionage

September 13, 2023

Cyber espionage has become a significant threat to governments in the digital age. The clandestine nature of these operations makes it challenging to detect the responsible parties. With digital forensic software, investigators can now use powerful tools to uncover the secrets of cyber threats. This post will discuss how digital forensic software helps find evidence, investigate cyber attacks to assist with government cybersecurity and bring cyber spies to justice.

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How Can Digital Forensic Software Aid Federal Cybersecurity?

May 31, 2023

As the frequency and severity of cybersecurity threats increase, federal government agencies are using digital forensic software to investigate and prevent cybercrime.

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Combating Cyberterrorism: How Crypto Forensics Can Help

February 15, 2023

As cyber threats and online criminal activities continue to become more sophisticated, it is essential to understand the complexities of the digital world and how the latest advancements in crypto forensics can help combat cyberterrorism. 

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Cybercrime: What It Is and How To Stay Safe

June 29, 2022

The development of new technology has changed the ways information is disseminated and accessed. It has allowed individuals to access a variety of information within minutes. Although, with this growing use and dependence on technology the tactics used in cybercrime have evolved to effectively infiltrate these ever-changing systems. Maintaining the knowledge and tools needed to counteract these cybercrime attempts has become paramount. Any user that is dependent on technological gadgets and software can be at risk of cybercrime. In this post, we will discuss what exactly is cybercrime and how to stay safe. 

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Crime Investigation Software: Gain Intelligence on Cybercrime

June 24, 2022

Cybercrime has been increasing significantly over the years [1] Crime investigation software is vital for law enforcement agencies to gain actionable and substantial criminal intelligence from cyber crimes committed. Investigating cyber crimes is complex and requires tools to conduct mobile and computer forensics such as Mac forensics, to collect evidence from iOS, Android, Linux, Windows, and Mac devices. Analyzing the data collected is an important part of conducting an investigation. Forensic software tools help agents, officers, and investigators link different artifacts together to generate a full report on the investigation.

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Top 4 Ways to Amplify Cyber Security with Investigation Software

June 22, 2022

Modern times have increased the number of devices, programs, users, and data, making agencies and businesses vulnerable. Cyber-attacks have taken on more sophisticated forms over time. Cyber security allows agencies to protect their internet-connected systems such as software, hardware, and data [1]. Cyber security includes technologies, processes, and methods to defend these computer systems. It is imperative to incorporate strong strategies in cyber security in the world of digital forensics to prevent malicious attacks intended to access sensitive data. In this post, we will provide the top 4 ways to amplify cyber security using Cyber Crime Investigation Software

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What is Cyber Crime Investigation?

June 3, 2022


Cyber Crime Investigation is a multifaceted field within the investigative community. Cyber crimes range from simple password stealing and phishing schemes to more complex and heinous acts such as child exploitation, human trafficking, and ransomware attacks. Investigative tactics vary based on the nature of the cybercrime. Before delving into the investigation process, investigators must follow key steps to ensure the correct gathering and analysis of evidence.

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An Interview with Jim Emerson, VP of NW3C

April 30, 2020

Jim, we want to thank you for the time you’ve taken to chat with us about your work and about your expertise in the areas of white collar and cyber crime. It’s an area ADF is proud to support investigators in. Your work with NW3C covers areas of white collar cyber crime such as fraud, bribery, money laundering, and more. We’ve been proud to partner with NW3C before in our joint webinar and most recently in your Capture the Flag competition!

Gina: How did your background, and 25 years of service in the United States Marine Corps Military police, prepare you for what you’re doing now?

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