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Anti-Forensics

Written by DFM Team

Anti-Forensics

How the Black Hats Use Techniques That Attempt to Foil Digital Forensics Investigations.  

Many readers of Digital Forensics Magazine are involved in digital forensics, either as a career professional or as a student. I enjoy doing contract digital forensics and I also teach master’s students in digital forensics at University of Central Florida. But for all of us, there may be a disruptor, just waiting around the corner to thwart our investigations. These black hats have something to hide, and therefore are vested in the pursuit of wreaking havoc on our work. Their techniques fall into the bucket known as anti-forensics—the art of countering digital forensics investigators.  

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