Monthly Archives: September 2016

Facts, Truth and Evidence: How to be Objective

As legal investigators, we are not truth seekers, but fact finders. We rarely discover “the whole truth and nothing but the truth.” Moreover, although we may discover a lie or two along the way, it’s not up to legal investigators to decide what the “truth” is. It’s up to us to find information, facts, and…
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How to safely access and navigate the Dark Web

This is the last installment in a series of Dark Web articles brought to you by Washington State Investigators. Is your business data on the Dark Web? Learn how to find out if you've been compromised in this step-by-step guide to accessing the underbelly of the internet. The Dark Web is easy to find. With…
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One of the biggest hacks happened last year, but nobody noticed

Millions of email addresses, passwords, and cell numbers were in the stolen database, but questions remain over where the breached data came from. Hackers last year quietly stole a database containing the details of over 57 million people. The breach has only come to light this week, after the stolen data was put up for…
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Four misleading myths about the Dark Web

Combat Dark Web threats by understanding their reality. The Dark Web can threaten your data security. Don't compound the risk by believing these misconceptions. It's too easy to fear the dark. The hidden, encrypted internet known as the Dark Web has earned a reputation as a monolithic, mossy rock under which lurks criminals and black…
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Dark Web: The smart person’s guide

Nefarious profiteers use the encrypted internet to sell stolen data, drugs and weapons. Facebook and the UN use it to protect dissidents and journalists. This guide shines a light on the Dark Web. Hacking is a fact of life for business and consumers alike. Often, leaked data surfaces and is sold to miscreants—hackers, shady government…
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