Computers may constitute a ‘scene of a crime’, for example with hacking or denial of service attacks or they may hold evidence in the form of emails, internet history or, documents er files relevant to computer crimes.
A computer forensic examination may reveal when a document first appeared on a computer, when it was last edited, when it was last saved or printed and which user carried out these actions.
More recently, commercial organizations have used computer forensics to their benefit in a variety of cases
Cyber crime is any unlawful act committed through the internet. Criminals can use hacks and codes to break into laptops, personal computers, corporate servers, and wireless devices. They can steal anything from intellectual property from corporations to personal information from individuals.
Unexpected software installs on your computer
Your mouse moves by itself and actually shows purpose
Your antimalware software, task manager, or registry editor is disabled
Standard programs or files won’t open or function properly
Files you haven’t touched have been deleted or moved
Your passwords have been changed without your consent
Money is missing from your bank account or you get bill or calls about purchases you haven’t mad
Your battery is dying faster than usual and takes longer to charge
Your phone is constantly warm when not charging or playing games
Strange noises or echoing occurs during phone calls