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SOME QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
What is a computer investigation?
Computers are the newest ways to perpetrate crimes, are your family and business protected?
As part of just one operation, Operation E-Con, the FBI seized over $17 million worth of assets and arrested 135 online criminals. Although exact figures are not known, experts estimate that the American economy loses several billion dollars a year through online fraud and computer crimes. Although computers do not inspire more criminals, they do allow criminals to perpetrate crimes faster, more anonymously, and more conveniently than ever before. They also allow criminals from all over the world to access your computer. Even if you do not have a computer, personal information stored about you on company databases and computers can make you vulnerable to fraud, theft, and other forms of online attacks.
What can you do about computer crime?
Unfortunately, even if you do not own a computer, you may be the victim of cyber crimes such as fraud, theft, and hacking. If you do have a computer for home or business use, your computer may be vulnerable to attacks from virtual criminals. Family members, friends, and employees, unfortunately, have also often been shown to use computers for crimes. Since you could be held liable for any crime committed via your computer — whether that crime is committed by a virtual criminal, a colleague, or someone in your own family — you need to be aware of computer crime investigation techniques.
What types of computer security can help?
Private investigators and computer investigators suggest many types of security systems for computer users:
Computer surveillance: A computer investigator can monitor your computer to determine who uses it and how. They can track all usage on your computer and show you whether your computer is being used to commit computer crime.
Security consultation: A qualified computer investigator can act as a consultant and save you thousands or millions of dollars by showing you exactly what your computer
systems vulnerabilities are. By checking your computer, an investigator can give you a personalized look at what you need to do to make your computer more secure.
Do you need a computer investigation?
Unfortunately, as more of us are affected by computer crime, more of us will need some type of computer investigation:
Computer forensic investigation: A computer forensic investigator will recover data from a computer, including data that has been deleted from the computer. If you require evidence of activity on your computer, a qualified computer forensics investigator can get you the proof you need.
Computer security investigation: If your computer has been attacked by a virtual criminal or has been compromised by an employee or family member, a computer investigator can find out the source of the attack and exactly what has been done to your computer.
You can find out whether your computer has been used to perpetrate a crime and you can find out exactly how you can stop further attacks on your system. Computer crime investigation. If your system has been used to perpetuate a cybercrime, you could be held liable. A computer crime investigator can find out exactly what type of crime your computer was used to perpetuate and can help you find the evidence you need to defend yourself in court.