Digital Forensics with Open Source Tools: Using Open Source by Cory Altheide

By Cory Altheide

Digital Forensics with Open resource Tools is the definitive e-book on investigating and interpreting computers and media utilizing open resource instruments. The e-book is a technical procedural consultant, and explains using open resource instruments on Mac, Linux and home windows structures as a platform for appearing desktop forensics. either recognized and novel forensic tools are confirmed utilizing command-line and graphical open resource desktop forensic instruments for analyzing a variety of goal structures and artifacts.

Written via world-renowned forensic practitioners, this e-book makes use of the most up-tp-date exam and research ideas within the box. It involves nine chapters that hide more than a few themes akin to the open resource exam platform; disk and dossier approach research; home windows platforms and artifacts; Linux platforms and artifacts; Mac OS X platforms and artifacts; net artifacts; and automating research and lengthening services. The ebook lends itself to take advantage of via scholars and people getting into the sector who do not need potential to buy new instruments for various investigations.

This ebook will attract forensic practitioners from parts together with incident reaction groups and machine forensic investigators; forensic technicians from felony, audit, and consulting organisations; and legislations enforcement agencies.

  • Written by means of world-renowned forensic practitioners
  • Details center recommendations and strategies of forensic dossier approach analysis
  • Covers research of artifacts from the home windows, Mac, and Linux working systems
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    Serial Killer's Soul: Jeffrey Dahmer's Cell Block Confidante by Herman Martin, Patricia Lorenz

    By Herman Martin, Patricia Lorenz

    Have you ever puzzled what it'd be prefer to be the confidante of a serial killer? Herman Martin had the atypical destiny of residing subsequent to Jeffrey Dahmer in felony. Dahmer killed 17 humans yet, whilst he moved in subsequent to Martin, he grew to become a neighbor, now not a killer. Step contained in the brain and the soul of a guy the area referred to as a monster; a killer so recognized he got extra mail than the other inmate in historical past. these letter writers have been looking what Herman turned aware of. They desired to understand how the killing laptop was once outfitted. They desired to recognize if he used to be remorseful and even if he had attempted to prevent. They desired to comprehend his concerns as a individual. Herman Martin grew to become a confidante to a lot of these solutions as he crawled to the sting of an open vent that hooked up their cells and talked with Dahmer. Patricia Lorenz is the religious author who helped him make experience of all of it and, 15 years later, show the answers.

    (Herman Martin as instructed to Patricia Lorenz)

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    Cyber Crime Investigations: Bridging the Gaps Between by Anthony Reyes

    By Anthony Reyes

    Written via a former NYPD cyber cop, this is often the single booklet to be had that discusses the challenging questions cyber crime investigators are asking.

    The e-book starts with the bankruptcy “What is Cyber Crime?” This introductory bankruptcy describes the commonest demanding situations confronted by means of cyber investigators this day. the subsequent chapters talk about the methodologies at the back of cyber investigations; and regularly encountered pitfalls. concerns with regards to cyber crime definitions, the digital crime scene, laptop forensics, and getting ready and featuring a cyber crime research in courtroom might be tested. not just will those themes be usually be mentioned and defined for the beginner, however the difficult questions —the questions that experience the ability to divide this neighborhood— can also be tested in a accomplished and considerate demeanour.

    This e-book will function a foundational textual content for the cyber crime neighborhood to start to maneuver earlier present problems into its subsequent evolution.

    • This ebook has been written by way of a retired NYPD cyber cop, who has labored many high-profile computing device crime cases
    • Discusses the complicated dating among the private and non-private region just about cyber crime
    • Provides crucial info for IT defense pros and primary responders on keeping chain of evidence

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    Bad Boy from Rosebud: The Murderous Life of Kenneth Allen by Gary M. Lavergne

    By Gary M. Lavergne

    In October of 1989, the kingdom of Texas set Kenneth Allen McDuff, the Broomstick assassin, unfastened. It used to be now not an ordeal errors, or a ruling through a few pass judgement on. McDuff used to be paroled.

    All of a surprising worry back. Calls got here in from housewives afraid to go away their little ones by way of themselves in the course of extensive sunlight. faculties took precautions, and bus drivers have been warned to be at the alert for the undesirable Boy from Rosebud. Thirty years after he had dropped out of college, Kenneth McDuff used to be nonetheless scaring institution teenagers and giving principals trouble.

    By deciding upon to homicide back whereas on parole, McDuff grew to become the architect of an awfully illiberal surroundings in Texas. He caused the restructuring of the 3rd greatest felony justice approach within the usa. The spasm of felony building and parole reforms jointly referred to as the “McDuff Rules,” resulted from anenormous reveal of anger vented in the direction of the approach that allowed McDuff to kill, and kill again.

    Bad Boy from Rosebud is a chilling account of the lifetime of some of the most heartless and brutal serial killers in American historical past. Drawing from dozens of interviews, a cautious evaluate of basic records, and recounting his own involvement with legislation enforcement officials in efforts to get well sufferers, Gary M. Lavergne is going past horror into an research of the incredible tradition within which McDuff lived. both compelling are the lives of outstanding legislation enforcement officials made up our minds to convey McDuff to justice, and their seven-year look for his victims.

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    Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault: A Forensic Handbook by Marc A. LeBeau

    By Marc A. LeBeau

    Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault educates readers at the ways that medicines are used as guns in committing sexual attacks and the way to effectively examine those crimes.

    It appears to be like on the background of those crimes through the years, and contains an in-depth dialogue of the medication and drug sessions in use at the present time. It describes the consequences of those medicinal drugs at the sufferers, the method for reporting those crimes, information at the kind of one that makes use of medicines to sexually attack anyone, and stumbling blocks to investigating the suspect. The authors exhibit the right kind suggestions in accumulating and studying facts; how one can triumph over a few of the detailed problems encountered in a lot of these investigations; and the way to paintings with different pros to prosecute those instances effectively. The concluding appendixes are necessary samples of the required types had to entire those investigations.

    This booklet is perfect for an individual serious about investigating those crimes, together with forensic scientists, legislation enforcement officials, legal professionals, toxicologists, and scientific professionals.

    * excellent for everybody all in favour of the research of those crimes, together with forensic scientists, cops, legal professionals, toxicologists and doctors

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    Psychology in Prisons (Forensic Practice series) by Graham J. Towl

    By Graham J. Towl

    Edited through the pinnacle of Psychology for Her Majesty's criminal carrier and the nationwide Probation provider, this publication offers an account of the paintings of psychologists in Her Majesty's prisons.

    • Edited by way of the pinnacle of Psychology for Her Majesty's criminal and Probation Services.
    • Looks on the paintings of psychologists in prisons.
    • Contributors examine the history, present perform and sure destiny instructions for every topic.

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    Offender Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities: by Alisa Stevens

    By Alisa Stevens

    Offender rehabilitation has develop into more and more and virtually completely linked to established cognitive-behavioural programmes. for 50 years, even if, a small variety of English prisons have promoted another approach to rehabilitation: the democratic healing neighborhood (TC). those prisons provide long term prisoners convicted of significant offences the chance to adopt staff psychotherapy inside of an openly supportive and esteem-enhancing residing surroundings.

    Drawing upon unique study carried out with ‘residents’ (prisoners) and employees at 3 TC prisons, Offender Rehabilitation and healing Communities presents a uniquely evocative and fascinating portrayal of the TC regime. person chapters concentrate on citizens’ variation to ‘the TC method’ of rehabilitation and imprisonment; the improvement of being concerned relationships among group contributors; citizens’ contributions in the direction of the secure and effective operating in their neighborhood; and the better assimilation of sexual offenders inside of TCs for males, made attainable partially by way of a lessening in ‘hypermasculinity’.

    By examining citizens’ personal debts of ‘desistance in method’ within the TC, this e-book argues that TCs support offenders to alter by way of allowing optimistic advancements to their own identification and self-narratives: to the ways that they see themselves and their lifestyles. The considerably ‘different’ penal setting permits its citizens to develop into somebody ‘different’.

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    Bravo of the Brazos: John Larn of Fort Griffin, Texas by Robert K. DeArment

    By Robert K. DeArment

    More than a century after his demise in 1878, the mere point out of John Larn’s identify can set off powerful reactions alongside the transparent Fork of the Brazos River in northern Texas. In Bravo of the Brazos, Robert ok. DeArment tells for the 1st time the whole tale of this enigmatic and debatable figure.

    Larn used to be handsome, well-mannered, and delicate round girls and youngsters. He used to be a profitable rancher and popular frontier sheriff. but he used to be additionally the charismatic chief of a vigilante committee that liked frequent aid. sooner than his demise at age 29, Larn had killed or participated in killing no less than a dozen men.

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    Applying Statistics in the Courtroom: A New Approach for by Philip Good

    By Philip Good

    This ebook is directed at either legal professionals and statisticians to make sure they're going to interact effectively at the software of facts within the legislation. lawyers will find out how top to make use of the statistician's abilities, whereas gaining an enriched knowing of the legislations proper to audits, jury choice, discrimination, environmental dangers, proof, and torts because it pertains to statistical matters. Statisticians will research that the legislations is what judges say it's and to border their arguments for this reason. This booklet increases the effectiveness of either events in featuring and attacking statistical arguments within the court. themes lined comprise pattern and survey equipment, likelihood, trying out hypotheses, and a number of regression.

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