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Informational Resources

– High Tech Crime Fighting Resources
– Internet Fraud Resources
– Professional Resources
– Spyware/Adware References
– Forensic Software Resources
– Forensic Hardware Resources

Presentation: Web Vulnerabilities
High Tech Crime Fighting Resources (Back To Top)

www.us-cert.gov – United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team Site.  They are charged with protecting our nations Internet infrastructure by coordinating defense against and in response to cyber attacks.  Has current malicious activity, and vulnerability alert information.

www.nw3c.org – The mission of NW3C is to provide a nationwide support system for agencies involved in the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of economic and high-tech crimes and to support and partner with other appropriate entities in addressing homeland security initiatives, as they relate to economic and high-tech crimes.  While NW3C has no investigative authority itself, its job is to help law enforcement agencies better understand and utilize tools to combat economic and high-tech crime.

www.fraud.org – A source for information and links for combating telemarketing fraud, Internet fraud, elder fraud, scams against business, counterfeit drugs, and other types of frauds.

Internet Fraud Resources (Back To Top)

www.sec.gov/investor/pubs/cyberfraud.htm

www.fbi.gov/majcases/fraud/internetschemes.htm

Professional Resources (Back To Top)

www.iasiu.org – The mission of the International Association of Special Investigation Units is:

  • To promote a coordinated effort within the industry to combat insurance fraud
  • To provide education and training for insurance investigators
  • To develop greater awareness of the insurance fraud problem
  • To encourage high professional standards of conduct among insurance investigators
  • To support legislation that acts as a deterrent to the crime of insurance fraud

 

http://www.issa.org – The site for the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA).  The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)® is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill and professional growth of its members.

Spyware/Adware References (Back To Top)

www.kephyr.com/spywarescanner/library – Bazooka’s (spyware scanner) online encyclopedia includes descriptions of software components, web sites and companies related to bundling, advertising, changing browser settings, email-marketing, etc.

www.benedelman.org – A collection of Spyware articles by Benjamin Edelman.

www.michaelhorowitz.com/removespyware.html – Tips to aid in removing spyware from PC’s

www.spywarewarrior.com – Lots of resources to fight spyware.

www.sysinfo.org – Comprehensive list of browser helper objects and programs that run at startup

www.answersthatwork.com – Resources for PC troubleshooting.

Forensic Software Resources (Back To Top)

www.cerias.purdue.edu/homes/carrier/index.html – Brian Carrier’s site with links to The Sleuth Kit, Autopsy Forensic Browser, The Sleuth Kit Informer, and Tool Testing Images

www.digital-detective.co.uk – Digital Detective Forensic Computing Tools and Utilities. There is also a section to download free tools.

www.e-evidence.info/index.html – The Electronic Evidence Center is a great collection of links and forensic site.

www.snort.org – The home of free (and excellent) Intrusion Detection software.

www.wotsit.org/default.asp – Detailed information about hundreds of different Windows file formats.

Forensic Hardware Resources (Back To Top)

www.digitalintelligence.com – Forensic desktops, laptops, accessories, and training can be found here.

www.driveguys.com – This site is a source for older, smaller, or cheaper hard drives.