Man Incriminates Self in FedEx Hack

Robert LilesHacking

It is inevitable that in every workplace within every sector there will be an employee—or a number of them—who grow to resent their employer. In many cases, these employees will leave on their own will. In others, the employer must force them out. Forcing out employees may exacerbate their ill will toward the employer. While most terminated or laid off … Read More

Defendant Finds Hope in Cellebrite Flaw

Robert LilesForensic Cases In The News

In legal matters, technology can make a tremendous difference. It can help to expedite court processes, improve research and communications, and even serve as evidence in a court case. Technology, however, can also be a double-edge sword. Even before technology began transforming the legal industry, there have long been pitfalls in the fine details of a case. This is popularly … Read More

A Data Breach at City Hall

Robert LilesUncategorized

Just south of Downtown Los Angeles in Southern California’s Gateway Cities Region, the City of Huntington Park became another victim of a data breach. It is striking that this incident was an inside job. With a proper security solution in place, this was a preventable attack that could have been avoided. Teresa Garcia, a budget analyst with the city’s Finance … Read More

Corporate Espionage Doesn’t Pay

Robert LilesForensic Cases In The News

Greed can overtake individuals, and this often comes at the cost of another party. In some cases, a company that spends the time and money on innovations, both tangible and conceptual, may be the victim of corporate espionage wherein a rival company uses the stolen information to profit. All too often this is on account of an employee who steals … Read More

A Case Study in Workplace Sabotage

Robert LilesDigital Forensics Information

Nestled between the Calavera Hills to the east and the cool, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean to the west, the charming seaside town of Carlsbad sits perched on rugged cliffs along Southern California’s coastline. Beneath its noted balmy climate and laid back atmosphere, this northern suburb of San Diego was the site of a serious cyberattack. Unlike many attacks … Read More