Meet the `cyber avengers'

    Date09 Apr 2001
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    3347
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Kris Haworth, head of the computer forensics lab at Deloitte and Touche in San Francisco, runs one of a growing number of private forensics labs. Kris Haworth pounded away at her keyboard, navigating a labyrinth of computer data in her search . . . Kris Haworth, head of the computer forensics lab at Deloitte and Touche in San Francisco, runs one of a growing number of private forensics labs. Kris Haworth pounded away at her keyboard, navigating a labyrinth of computer data in her search for evidence. The board of directors for a $5 billion company suspected revenues were being inflated. It was up to Haworth to fish out incriminating e-mails thought to have been deleted.

    Haworth, who runs Deloitte & Touche's computer forensics lab in San Francisco, is one of a growing number of private-sector cyber avengers, fighting computer crimes that the government is ill-equipped to investigate or that companies would rather not report.

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