Cyber Crime Investigation – Online fraud Investigation
Cybercrime investigation is the process of analyzing, investigating, and recovering critical forensic digital data/evidence from the networks or systems associated in the cyber attack that could be the Internet/www or a local network in order to identify the executor of the cyber/ digital crime and their main motive behind the attack.
Cybercrime investigators should be experts in computer science, understanding not only computer software, file systems and operating systems, but also the working of networks/software and hardware in a computer system. They should have enough knowledge to determine how the inter-linking connection between all these components occur, in order to get a full description of what has happened, why it was happened, when it was happened, who has performed the cybercrime or cyber attack, and how can be victims will protect themselves or there near ones in the future against these types of cyber attacks.
Cybercrime investigation Methods
While methods may vary depending on the type of cybercrime/cyberattacks were investigated, as well as who is conducting the investigation, most of the digital/ or cyber crimes/attacks are subjected to these common methods used during the investigation process of cyber crime attacks.