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Hiding Behind the Keyboard by John Bair, Brett Shavers

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Chapter 7

Antiforensics

Abstract

Preventing or minimizing the effectiveness of forensic analysis can be employed by criminal suspects intending to destroy, hide, or change electronic evidence. Some methods are extremely effective, allowing no means of recovery while other methods can be detected and prevented by forensic analysts. It is imperative that forensic analysts be able to identify antiforensic measures during forensic analysis of storage media.

Keywords

Antiforensics; Counterforensics; Encryption; File signature header; Hex editor; Hidden operating systems; Portable applications; Virtual machines

Introduction

Criminals are acutely aware that if their communications are discovered, their plans will be compromised, and they will be at risk of ...

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