Specialists from foreign countries and other users started to seek advice after reading this article. Turns out, not all of you understand when forensics engineers can help recover data. In this article we will consider typical questions and give answers based on own experience.
Malware that encrypts files and requires redemption for decryption is very popular now. The authors of malware are very resourceful and technologically savvy, and ransomware services are widely developing.
It is almost impossible to completely protect the modern operating system from malware. Programs such as the Trojan horse and vulnerabilities in software provide hackers a wide field of activity.
Computer infection occurs in traditional ways:
Browser Forensics Analysis is a separate, large area of expertise.
Web browsers are used in mobile devices, tablets, netbooks, desktops, etc., and often can be used not just for web surfing, but for navigation through the file system of the device. The web browser’s cache can contain downloaded images, videos, documents, executable files and scripts. Web browsers also can contain data entered into forms: search queries, logins and passwords for web email accounts, social networks, other web sites and financial information (for example, credit card numbers). Favorites and searches can give the researcher an idea of the device owner’s interests.