COMPUTER FORENSIC TOOLS TO FIGHT CYBER CRIME

COMPUTER FORENSIC TOOLS TO FIGHT CYBER CRIME

August 2, 2020 Off By Neil Byrd

Computer forensics is a computer forensic branch of computer science that is very crucial.

 It involves internet atrocities and evidence that is found in digital storage media and in computers. Back in the days most computers were used only to provide and produce data but now computers have developed and expanded to digital data devices.

 The main aim of Computer forensics is to conduct and investigate crime using the evidence that is found from digital data so as to find out who was responsible and accountable for that crime in particular.

 In order for the people using the tools to come up with better results in their investigations and research, the people who are responsible for designing and developing the forensic tools have come up with better, unique and reliable.

 different types of forensic tools, which are selected by the investigation agencies and police stations based on factors such as the team experts available and the budget allocated.

The forensics computer tools are grouped and classified as follows:

Internet analysis tools.

This forensic computer tools include:

This computer forensic tool was built in Dutch by their National police Agency on Linux platform. The main purpose of this tool is to computerize or automate the digital forensic process. The tool uses stores data using postgre SQL.

This is a very advance and efficient tool for conducting investigations. It is compatible with all Widows version and it is efficient because of it can read files system structures that are in various image, it uses templates to edit and view.