News tagged with forensic investigators

Sony: Co. is victim of sophisticated cyber attack

The data breach of Sony's PlayStation Network resulted from a "very carefully planned, very professional, highly sophisticated criminal cyber attack designed to steal personal and credit card information for illegal purposes," ...

dateMay 04, 2011 in Internet
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Forensics: A call for evidence

Many people today rely heavily on instant messaging services such as AIM, Windows Live Messenger and Google Talk for communications, and an increasing number of users are accessing these online chat services from their mobile ...

dateJan 21, 2011 in Software
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CT helps identify bullet trajectories

Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) provides an efficient, effective way to analyze wounds from bullets and explosive devices, according to a study published online and in the March issue of Radiology.

dateJan 11, 2011 in Other
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Hair color of unknown offenders is no longer a secret

The hair color of an unknown perpetrator who has committed a crime will soon no longer be a secret for forensic investigators. Erasmus MC scientists, in collaboration with their Polish colleagues, have discovered that DNA ...

dateJan 03, 2011 in Genetics
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Putting teeth into forensic science

In a large natural disaster, such as the Haitian earthquake earlier this year, or in an unsolved homicide case, knowing the birth date of an individual can guide forensic investigators to the correct identity among a large ...

dateMay 19, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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Probing Question: Is forensic science on TV accurate?

Turn on the television any evening and you're apt to see a scene such as this: Five crime scene investigators, or CSIs, return to the crime scene at night to follow up on some leads. CSI Kathryn Willows looks classy in a ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Other
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