LinuxWorld Australia: Police, Penguin Join Forces on Forensics
Dec 06, 2002, 11:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sandra Rossi)
"Australian federal and state law enforcement agencies have
introduced the Linux platform as a new crime fighting tool with the
New South Wales state computer crime unit recently installing 40
boxes with triple boot systems.
"The installation complements a Linux-based forensic tool being
used by law enforcement, called the Storage Media Archival and
Recovery Tool (Smart), which was developed by U.S. forensic
computer scientist Andrew Scott Rosen of Data Recovery &
Acquisition and Analysis.
"Rosen is in Australia with U.S. Linux expert Thomas Rude
installing and configuring the machines, which have also been
introduced by the Australian Federal Police, Attorney General's
office and the Defense Signals Directorate..."