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 cell phones are needed it’s time to call an expert. Critical steps to preserve evidence will be missed by most computer techs.

Commercial

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 cell phone evidence.

Criminal

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

Personal

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

Our qualifications are different.

Founder's Blog

Solving mysteries with maps

The Seattle Times writes about Soviet maps In a very interesting recent article Eric Lacitis tells about maps he discovered in a Riga bookstore. They bring back real history of a country that was brutally occupied by the Soviet Union. Here is the rest of…

Cyber vulnerability when no one is in charge

Late last year on a Friday evening I discovered that logging into our Schwab.com account got lots easier. It was possible to log in without a username and password. Wow, what a vulnerability! Here is the story. Not expecting this labor-saving bonanza I hadn’t recorded…

Am I an eavesdropping technology paranoid?

A Bluetooth attack just announced last month found vulnerabilities in most major operating systems: Windows, iOS, Android, Linux… This leads to a series of worrisome questions. They are amplified by stories from my friends who have used Bluetooth hacks to turn on a cellphone microphone…

We “WannaCry” about the recent ransomware [Petya update 6/28/17]

WannaCry news Over the last few days a WannaCry worm/ransomware attack has swept across the planet resulting in headlines. Forensics of the worm which spreads a ransomware payload is being meshed with political news. It’s likely that the key worm concepts came from stolen and…