More news on the Greek Vodafone wiretapping issue

More details on the Greek wiretapping issue are emerging. Bruce Schneier wrote in his blog, that it turns out that the “malicious code” was actually code designed into the system and that the attackers managed to bypass the authorization mechanisms of the eavesdropping system, and activate the “lawful interception” module in the mobile network. They Read More …

TV interview on avian influenza and emergency planning

German TV channel VOX interviewed me for their evening news. They asked my opinion on emergency and business continuity plans in order to prevent heavy losses as a result of possible avian influenza pandemia. As some of you know, my company is also a business continuity management consultancy and I’ve got something to say about Read More …

article about open source vs. closed source forensics tools

Do you need forensics tools? For the German computer magazine iX (03/2006 issue)I wrote an article on the ‘ideal’ 😉 computer-forensics tool. In this I am adressing the following issues: are open-source tools better than closed-source tools, and what about freeware vs. nonfree software? I describe which function is essential in which situation, and what Read More …