Advisories

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chicago, IL The principals of 4Discovery and eDiscovery Labs have announced the strategic merger of their organizations into one brand: 4Discovery. For over a decade, Jeffrey Hartman and Chad Gough grew Impact Forensics into one of the...
Good laws badly applied are still good laws. There has been much-needed debate over the relevance of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) in light of Aaron Swartzʼ recent tragic suicide. Mr. Swartz, you will recall, was a young...
Not All Computer Forensics Experts are Created Equal. This story is almost too disturbing to repeat. So we hope you will forgive us for examining a slightly different angle. Just when we thought this horrible case was somehow behind us,...
New survey confirms nearly half of employees would steal A recent survey concluded that nearly half of all employees would walk out with proprietary data(such as company database records and business plans) if they were fired tomorrow [1].  Other findings...
Smart Phones Can Leave Behind an Indisputable Digital Trail They are Ubiquitous Think about it…we are with our laptops or computers for 6 or 7 hours per day, but we are with our mobile devices nearly 24 hours per day....
Software code can be a company’s most critical Intellectual Property…and stealing it is easier than you think. The Background These were his last few days of work at his current job. The programmer, a Russian born American dual citizen, hired...
Tips from the trenches in light of the recent Ex-Motorola Software Engineer Prison Sentence. Hanjuan Jin, a Motorola Software Engineer, stepped onto the terminal at O’Hare International Airport a few years ago and stepped into history as one of the...
Your E-Reader may be called as an “electronic witness” [1] The Background The defendant was accused of murdering his wife.  He claimed it was self-defense, that his wife tried to shoot him during a heated argument and he shot her as...
No need to explain complicated patent law to jurors when the ESI is so convincing the iPhone has a “beautiful design”, and “easy to copy” hardware. – internal Samsung report [1] The Background In one of the most significant Intellectual...
Emails Continue to Provide a Rich Source of Relevant Electronic Evidence Not notifying authorities “is a more humane” way to handle the incident – email authored by key player in the Penn State Scandal[1] The Background Over a decade ago, in...