By samzenpus from Slashdot's read-all-about-it department
writes "When it comes to a physical crime scene and the resulting forensics, investigators can ascertain that a crime took place and gather the necessary evidence. When it comes to digital crime, the evidence is often at the byte level, deep in the magnetics of digital media, initially invisible from the human eye. That is just one of the challenges of digital forensics, where it is easy to destroy crucial evidence, and often difficult to preserve correctly."
Read on for the rest of Ben's review. Digital Evidence and Computer Crime: Forensic Science, Computers, and the Internet
author Eoghan Casey
publisher Academic Press
reviewer Ben Rothke
summary Definitive reference on the subject of digital evidence and computer crimeRead Replies (0)
By Unknown Lamer from Slashdot's obama-weeps-gently department
writes "Looks like it might be the beginning of the end for webOS presence at HP, as The Register announced that they laid off 525 webOS developers." From the article: "HP is laying off up to 525 staff from its global webOS hardware biz, according to reports. The tech titan confirmed last month it is shuttering the unit that produced the ill-fated TouchPad and Pre3 devices. 'As communicated on 18 August, HP will discontinue the development of webOS devices within the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011, which ends 31 Oct 2011,' an HP spokesperson told AllThingsD in the US."
So far it looks like just the hardware designers are being let go. The HP board happens to be meeting today
, possibly to discuss firing the current CEO
for failing to improve the company's financial prospects.Read Replies (0)