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Digital Evidence Handling: Ensuring Integrity in the Age of Cyber Forensics

Our exploration into the perils of contaminated digital evidence sheds light on scenarios that are not mere fabrications but real-world possibilities that could unravel the fabric of a meticulously built case. From the reuse of unsterilized collection disks introducing unrelated data into a new investigation, to the alteration of metadata through direct interaction with evidence,…

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Preserving the Chain of Custody

The concept of Chain of Custody (CoC) is pivotal in law enforcement, legal proceedings, and forensic science, acting as a critical paper trail (both virtual and physical) that meticulously documents how evidence is collected, controlled, transferred, analyzed, and eventually disposed of. This procedural backbone is essential for several reasons: it ensures the integrity of the…

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