18 May 2012

Cyber Crime Conference Helping Authorities Solve Crime In Digital Age

For decades, police could only use old gumshoe and physical evidence to solve most crimes. Then the laboratory breakthrough of DNA evidence was added to the detective’s arsenals. But it was only in the mid-2000s that police forensics entered the digital age, ushering in a new era as fingerprints turned electronic.....

To help other agencies tap into the growing and useful technology, Microsoft and the Anoka County Attorney’s Office are holding a two-day Cyber Crime and Computer Forensics Conference, at Anoka-Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids.......

Anoka County Attorney Tony Palumbo said the conference will give investigators and prosecutors the tools to track the electronic trail of evidence left by criminals.
Through evidence like cell phone text messages, dialed and missed calls, computer emails, web pages and GPS (global positioning satellite) tracking, investigators can often find irrefutable evidence that’s crucial to proving a case. The benefits of such evidence were recently demonstrated in the high-profile criminal cases of Amy Senser, Tom Petters and Denny Hecker.
If stored electronic data is crucial to solving a crime, Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit can often give investigators what they need to find it...........
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