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Pete Steege
Posted By: Pete Steege

How crime investigators crack Full Disk Encryption

Full Disc Encryption, or FDE, is a perplexing problem for criminal investigators. Data stored on hard drives with FDE is fully encrypted on the drive. Without the password, investigators see nothing but a bunch of ones and zeroes.

How do crime fighters get access to this crucial evidence in content-based crimes like fraud, identity theft and child pornography?

Rather than a frontal assault, they look for a back door: copies of the evidence. Continue reading »

Pete Steege
Posted By: Pete Steege

The newest weapon in fighting crimes against children: time

There’s a new weapon in fighting crimes against children: time.

Automated systems like Rimage’s Evidence Disc System that ingest and analyze stacks of discs are freeing up investigators like those at the Minneapolis PD to do more of what they were hired to do: prosecute criminals. Continue reading »