[funsec] Forensics Tech: Austrian Teen's Captor Used Old Computer,
nick at virus-l.demon.co.uk
Tue Sep 5 19:36:02 CDT 2006
David Lodge wrote:
> They are extracting the urine aren't they? ...
> ... There are plenty of tools out
> there on t'Interweb to make exact copies of C64 discs and tapes.
Yes, yes, we all know that, but Encase doesn't support it so it can't
Seriously though (yeah -- sad for Funsec, I know), depending on the
Austrian courts' position on handling, chain-of-custody, admissability,
etc of digital evidence, they may have problems if the accepted rules
are sufficiently constrained as to be limited to "contemporary"
technologies (such as PC- and Apple-, or Windows-, *nix-ish- and Mac
OS-, or IDE-specifics). It's quite conceivable that this is the real
source of the problem, but too difficult/dull for the reporter to make
the focus of the story...
And, because this _is_ Funsec...
> Even I once wrote a disc reader for the C64 many years ago...
...on an HP calculator using a homespun cross-compiler or you're a
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