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Solid State Drives and TRIM

Here is an interesting analysis of an SSD performed and reported by Alex Golding. You can find his blog at http://dig-forensics.blogspot.com/ —————————– Solid State Drives are getting increasingly more affordable and therefore increasingly more common, especially with expensive laptops having Continue reading Solid State Drives and TRIM

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Diary of a Student – Part 3 – 19th February 2011 – Businesses and Web Systems

Well it’s certainly been a busy few weeks starting the new semester and I thought it time to let you all know how things were going. Following on from my previous post, I can tell you that the second part Continue reading Diary of a Student – Part 3 – 19th February 2011 – Businesses and Web Systems

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Diary of a Student – Part 2 – 25th January 2011 – Assessment Time!

Apologies for my slightly late entry, my weekend was filled with coursework and Christmas 2 with my girlfriend’s family (don’t ask!). The past week or so has not really been very exciting, mainly finishing coursework and revising for the exam Continue reading Diary of a Student – Part 2 – 25th January 2011 – Assessment Time!

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Diary of a Student – Part 1 – 15th January 2011 – Of Ethics and Exams

Welcome to the first entry in my ‘Diary of a Student’ covering my exploits through the next 8 months whilst I study to earn a Masters of Science degree in Forensic Computing. To bring you up to date, I have Continue reading Diary of a Student – Part 1 – 15th January 2011 – Of Ethics and Exams

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Digital Forensics to the rescue – recovering critical data after a format and reinstall!

Pete Membrey, an author for Digital Forensics Magazine describes how to recover all your lost critical data should you ever have to reinstall an Operating system or reformat your hard drive. Here’s a little snippet: It happens to all of Continue reading Digital Forensics to the rescue – recovering critical data after a format and reinstall!

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