Computer Crime in Real Life
An endless number of computer crime cases is available for you to read. Most of the crimes presented in the following sections come from the Department of Justice Web site, online at www.cybercrime.gov. In these cases, we’ll look at several types of computer crime and how computer forensic techniques were used to capture criminals. The cases presented here illustrate some of the techniques that you will learn as you advance through this book. As a forensic investigator, you never know what you may come across when you begin an investigation. As the cases in this section show, sometimes you find more than you could have ever imagined.
Hacker Sentenced for Identity Thefts from Payment Processor and Retail Networks