Hackers Brew Self-Destruct Code to Counter Police Forensics

Posted December 14th, 2009 by AlaskanSalmon

Hackers have released an application designed to thwart a Microsoft-packaged forensic toolkit used by law enforcement agencies to examine a suspect’s hard drive during a raid.

Students on universities and

DylanR 5 years 9 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago

Students on universities and colleges are threatened by hackers who are attempting to gain their college personal data. There was no actual info stolen directly from the school, there was instead a possibility to link to an outside site where you can apply for a personal unsecured loan and give your personal info directly to the company. The biggest issue is that college students apply for these loans thinking that they are affiliated or backed by the college when in reality they have nothing at all related to the schools.

This software has been debunked

lordmetroid 5 years 35 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago

A few days after the DECAF software was released the creator came out and said his software was a prank and debunked that DECAF could be used against Microsoft's COFFEE. Slashdot had a story on this.

Here's the link:

Neal Conner 5 years 35 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago

Here's the link to the Slashdot article: http://tech.slashdot.org/story/09/12/18/1810250/DECAF-Was-Just-a-Stunt-N...
Though apparently some people have hacked and re-enabled DECAF: http://www.soldierx.com/news/DECAF-hacked-and-re-enabled-SX

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