Posted by: macintoshsisters | August 10, 2008

CSI, Mac Style

Seems like the Mac is getting more popular among all sorts of people nowadays — even those who use computers during the commission of crimes. However, the forensics experts at many police departments aren’t as trained in examining Apple computers as they are in investigating Windows-based PCs. Police departments have begun to learn the ins and outs of Mac analysis.

When Macintosh laptops began showing up more often at crime scenes in Pittsburgh this year, police Sgt. Michael Delcimmuto knew he had to do something.

Delcimmuto, who oversees the city police unit that investigates computer crimes, said 95 percent of the computers most police agencies forensically analyze contain Windows-based operating systems.

FULL article at TechNewsWorld



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