Pursuit Magazine Reports New Trend! – Anti-Computer Forensics


Anti-forensics has only recently been recognized as a legitimate field of study. Within this field of study, numerous definitions of anti-forensics abound. One of the more widely known and accepted definitions comes from Dr. Marc Rogers of Purdue University. Dr. Rogers uses a more traditional “crime scene” approach when defining anti-forensics. “Attempts to negatively affect the existence, amount and/or quality of evidence from a crime scene, or make the analysis and examination of evidence difficult or impossible to conduct.”

A more abbreviated definition is given by Scott Berinato in his article entitled, The Rise of Anti-Forensics. “Anti-forensics is more than technology. It is an approach to criminal hacking that can be summed up like this: Make it hard for them to find you and impossible for them to prove they found you.” Interestingly, neither author takes into account using anti-forensics methods to ensure the privacy of one’s personal data…

Read The PM Magazine  Article -Anti-Computer Forensics

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