Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Computer Forensics: Why Your Erased Data is at Risk

Photo by Janne Moren

It was a cold, rainy day in Atlanta as I pulled up to a house near my residence. I had noticed that someone had placed an old computer next to the road to be hauled off in the trash. I asked the owner if I could have the computer. He didn’t mind, it didn’t even work. I could have taken it unnoticed, but I am not a criminal.