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Electronic documents in digital forensics, looking beyond the usual suspects

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Computers and the Internet have brought about an massive change in the way we live our lives. We are living in the ‘digital age’ in which many of the everyday tasks we perform can be traced back to some type of electronically stored information (ESI), being constantly recorded on disparate systems. The challenge to digital Read More…

15th August 2014 | Posted in Cyber Security, News, News & Events by


North West firms lose £107million each year due to cyber crime, and £70million of this is avoidable.

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North West companies are particularly vulnerable to the effects of cyber crime, according to research. The July 2014 report published by Lancaster University’s Security Lancaster reveals that among the industries operating in the North West of England, the transport, health, professional and scientific sectors face particular risks to cyber crime. The total cost to the Read More…

6th August 2014 | Posted in Cyber Security, News, News & Events by


CYFOR Cyber Security Expert Reports on Impending Cyber Attack

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In the past week, there have been reports in the news about an expected cyber-attack. This has led to computer users being urged to protect their machines from malware which will allow hackers to steal financial data. Keith Cottenden, Director at CY40R cyber security specialists, reports on the potential danger this poses to businesses: Cause Read More…

11th June 2014 | Posted in Cyber Security, News, News & Events by


Interview with CYFOR Audio and Video Investigator who Analysed Jeremy Clarkson’s Alleged Racist Video Comment

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CYFOR were recently hired by the Daily Mirror to investigate a video clip of TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson regarding comments he had made whilst filming for the BBC. Here, Audio and Video Investigator, Michelle Bowman, who conducted analysis on the video footage, explains what is involved in this type of analysis and ways to determine Read More…

14th May 2014 | Posted in Cyber Security, News, News & Events by


CYFOR Legal, cyber security experts, reports on the dangers of Heartbleed for businesses

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Heartbleed is a bug present in OpenSSL that allows hackers to eavesdrop on supposedly secure communications to uncover names, passwords and other personal information. Keith Cottenden, Director at CYFOR cyber security specialists, commented on the potential danger this poses to businesses: “The severity of the Heartbleed bug depends on your business. If you are an Read More…

15th April 2014 | Posted in Cyber Security, News, News & Events by




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