Evidence disappears
Witnesses forget...
But digital details remain

Founded in 1987, before the web existed.

We specialize in technical enquiries…

a Seattle area firm: discovering clues in computers®, performing detailed computer forensic investigations, finding electronic eavesdropping devices, providing court testimony.

Forensic Basics

Whenever investigations of computers and phones are needed it’s time to call an expert. Critical steps to preserve evidence will be missed by most computer techs.


When the wrongful termination suit arrives 2 years from now, how will you respond? Call us to learn about the process of saving computer and phone evidence.


US attorneys and local prosecutors depend on us for accurate testimony. Don’t risk your case with a less-than-professional approach.


Threats are a problem in stalking, domestic violence, and other criminal situations. Today’s threats often arrive via phone or computer.

Our qualifications are different.

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Founder’s Blog

Oops… cellphones can track us

March 5, 2016
Stalkers, controlling spouses, creepy bosses and predators like tracking. The good things in our electronic environment can create problems for us… and opportunities for stalkers. Computer logins and email headers can disclose clues about location. Photos carry metadata that can include GPS

Sometimes investigations don’t work as expected

January 27, 2016
It’s fashionable on web sites to describe successes. Sometimes other case outcomes are more memorable, however.  Here are some of our experiences. The whole family was concerned. Things were getting worse fast. We had been retained to inspect their Tacoma house for eavesdropping devices.

Protecting network security at home

January 4, 2016
Typically professionals work in an environment that has thoughtful IT professionals safeguarding the network. In many cases the network health is audited to standards for medical, financial or government security. At home much of network security is left to the homeowner without much help from the

Cellphones are an investigator’s friends

December 21, 2015
Whenever a client calls with a complex investigation we quickly run through a checklist of volatile evidence that they should preserve, including cellphones. These are obvious digital items that make sense to archive before they disappear: Alarm system logs, Access control activity, Video from the