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Digital Forensics Case Leads: Intel to Buy McAfee

Intel to by McAfee for U.S. $7+ billion, Facebook login information leakage, Android gaming app hides a Trojan lead the stories this week. A new SANs course is going to be offered that looks to be outstanding along with some good reads from David Nides, Matt Churchill, Joe Garcia and Nick Harbour.

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New Sans Course Being Offered:

There is a new 2-day Combating Malware in the Enterprise course that Lenny Zeltser and Jason Fossen have co-authored. Its major focus is on discovering, responding to, and remediating malware incidents in an enterprise setting. You can find more information out about it here:

The course will debut at the Network Security 2010 conference; because it'll be a "beta version" of the materials, SANS is offering it as half-price. The course is also scheduled to run at the CDI 2010 conference.

Good Reads:



Coming Events:

Digital Forensics Case Leads for 20100816 was compiled by Mark McKinnon, GCFA, CCE is Principal of RedWolf Computer Forensics where he has written many tools to help out his fellow forensicators. You can follow Mark on twitter @markmckinnon. If you have an article to suggest for case leads please email it to