The MCCF Good Practice Guide for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence

May 26, 2011

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As good forensicators, I hope that we’re all familiar with the ACPO ‘Good Practice Guide for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence’. For those outside the UK, this is the booklet produced by the Association of Chief Police Officers covering the dos and don’ts for the seizure, analysis and presentation of computery stuff by Law Enforcement in the […]

Posted in: ACPO, Forensics

Bin Laden hard drive – prelim. forensic report

May 4, 2011

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Boss, this is the preliminary report on the bin Laden job we picked up – quite a coup getting that, wasn’t it? I’m sending this email by the new super-mega-secure system that the CIA connected us to, but I’m not sure if I’m doing it right. I hope this doesn’t go out on some random […]

Posted in: Monkeytown leaks

Free headlines to help lazy journos, shocker!

March 8, 2011

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A friend and colleague posted a Sky News story to Facebook today with the headline “Police Overtime Bill Hits £3.8bn In 10 Years” http://news.sky.com/skynews/Article/201103115946836). The article, based on a report by the Conservative think-tank Policy Exchange, is a brief puff-piece that can be summed up by the headline – if you take a chunk of national […]

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HTCU Simulator

January 27, 2011

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You can get simulator games for almost every activity these days. I had a job a few years ago where the suspect spent days on end flying virtual airliners around the world – he spoke with contempt of people who skipped the ‘long bits’, and would only share his hobby with other hardcore pilots who […]

2010 – State of the Monkey

January 3, 2011

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So, it looks as if most of the people who arrive at Monkey from Google aren’t actually searching for Monkey or forensic stuff! I have become a keyword spammer…kill me now. The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog […]

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Intelligence Report: Conspiracy against Monkey

October 23, 2010

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Grading: A/1/1 Intelligence indicates that members of OCG ‘The Gang of F**kers’ are conspiring to cause harm to the person and reputation of Happy MONKEY (25/10/??). Sources indicate that this is to be done by convincing ‘The SHOPKEEPER’ (NFD) that MONKEY is, and has been, stealing from ‘The Tuck Shop’ and is generally taking the […]

Synergising the Social

October 7, 2010

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I’ve wibbled and ranted in the past about social networking and Web 2.0, and may have given the impression that I’m a bit of a stick-in-the-mud when it comes to all this new-fangled internet. This isn’t true at all – I’m a shamefaced Facebook addict and a total whore when it comes to the social […]

Posted in: social networking