Crime Solvers: Hunting the Cyber Trail: Be a Computer Forensic Scientist, 1st Edition

  • Alix Wood
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1538206250
  • ISBN-13: 9781538206256
  • DDC: 363.25968
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Forensic science is often associated with dead bodies, but forensics, the use of science to solve crimes, is increasingly needed in the modern world to crack cybercrimes. Computer forensic investigators locate and analyze data that can lead to the arrest of cybercriminals, such as those who plant malicious code and steal personal information. Future forensic scientists will love learning how professionals chase down criminals in the cyber world through a thrilling case in which essential aspects of this career are applied in true-to-life situations. Realistic photographs and images make this volume both gripping and educational.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Jethro Neale Goes Missing....
2: Where’s Jethro?.
3: Meet a Computer Forensic Scientist.
4: Science Detective Could You Crack a Code?.
5: Collecting the Evidence.
6: Science Detective Spaghetti Wires.
7: Moving Evidence.
8: Copy Everything.
9: Science Detective Chat Room Friends.
10: Examining Photographs.
11: Science Detective Decode Hexadecimal.
12: Tracking a Cell Phone.
13: Science Detective Safety Challenge.
14: Two Boys Missing.
15: Science Detective Can You Guess the Password?.
16: Keyword Searching.
17: Homing in on Jethro.
18: Science Detective All About Viruses.
19: Lost Boys Found.
20: Never Again.
Want to Be a Computer Forensic Scientist?.
Further Information.