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Aug 14, 2017, 19:23 ET Social Media and Messages Are Key In Showing Charlottesville Attacks Were Intentional, Says Expert Mark McLaughlin

It was reported that accused Charlottesville attacker James Fields was scared for his life as the reason why he plowed his car into a crowd of...


Jul 17, 2017, 18:01 ET Wrongly Accused Carjacker Walks Free Based On Phone and Social Media Evidence, Says Expert

After being positively identified by a witness as the perpetrator of a heinous February 2016 carjacking, Enrique Garcia's first trial ended in a...


May 28, 2014, 06:11 ET Digital Evidence Has Become the New DNA in Criminal Cases, Says Expert

 In 1911, it was fingerprints. In 1990, it was DNA. "In 2014, its digital evidence that's now playing a lead role at determining the fate of...


Jan 14, 2014, 22:24 ET Digital Evidence Became Smoking Gun In A-Rod Investigation, Says CFI

Coded text messages and documents detailing an elaborate doping scheme were reportedly recovered and ultimately became the crucial evidence needed...


Apr 24, 2012, 06:12 ET That iPhone in Your Pocket Is Tracking Your Every Move

"iPhones record every step you take and when you took it," says Mark McLaughlin of Los Angeles based Computer Forensics International. "Armed with...


Oct 05, 2011, 21:41 ET Jackson Death Trial Showcases iPhone Forensic Capabilities

"iPhone users would be stunned to learn the amount of recoverable data we can get", says Mark McLaughlin of Los Angeles based Computer Forensics...


May 05, 2011, 06:00 ET Companies Regularly Use Same Forensic Search Tactics Employed on bin Laden Computers

It's been reported the analysis of bin Laden's seized computer disks should help thwart future attacks and locate terrorists. "I'm certain...


Dec 14, 2010, 04:00 ET Wikileaks Internal Emails Likely to Take Down Assange

Just as sensitive government emails revealed by Wikileaks' Julian Assange has damaged foreign relations, prosecutors will be conducting...