Sun, 26 June 2011
This week on CyberSpeak, a listener alerted me to my faux pas with the names on the Casey Anthony case, the two that testified about computer forensics were Sandy and Kevin (not Steve) and of all things, I called the Bresident of Access Data Brian Carrier instead of Brian Karney. Sorry guys!
This weeks interview of Josh Goldfoot, an attorney and author of the recent paper titled ”The Physical Computer and the Fourth Amendment” published in the Berkley Journal of Criminal Law. This paper discusses how the forth amendment applies to computer forensics and how we may be hurting ourselves by using certain words and explanations.
Web site of the week is a neat little web browsing and twitter application called A+ that give you your feeds on the left and browser on the right. Click on any twitter message the web page they linked to shoes up in your browser window automatically. Check it out at http://www.aplus-app.com
Sun, 19 June 2011
This week (OK, this quarter) on CyberSpeak, FTK 4 coming out using Postgres database rather than Oracle. During listener email we discuss if special language is needed for search warrants when collecting volatile data, imaging RAM or conducting on scene triage. Imaging SSD drives using the WinFE boot disk solution (
In the news, A computer repairman was arrested for allegedly planting spyware on dozens of computers he fixed and remotely taking hundreds of photos of women in their homes partially clothed or naked. If you see the message "You should fix your internal sensor soon. If unsure what to do, try putting your laptop near hot steam for several minutes to clean the sensor." DONT take your laptop into the shower. Check it out at
I got fooled into readng an article because of a Miss-leading article about Seals using forensic tools on Osama Bin Ladin's compters.
Interview this week is with Mike and Mike about Carbon Black.
An absolutly MUST read article "The Physical Computer and the Fourth Amendment" by Josh Goldfoot. Awesome document that is Brilliantly referenced. It is a long read but a MUST read. We will discuss next week. Read up before next podcast (who thought you would get Home Work from CyberSpeak?).
Website of the week:
Steve Gibson’s password checker – how long would it take to crack your password and the best HTML5 webpage I have seen. Check out this personalized music video staring any address you tell it to. http://TheWildernessDowntown.com
I will be teaching another SANS 408 Forensics-Windows in Depth VLIVE course starting Tuesday August 23rd (Every Tuesday and Thursday Night for 3 hours a night)
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