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.

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Founder’s Blog

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

May 15, 2017
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 leaked US

A spoofed email from the president ordered me to send a direct deposit

February 12, 2017
A new accounts payable employee receives an spoofed email from the company president. Send a $20K direct deposit to this bank account… do it right away!  The true crime story is that this is an ongoing fraud effort. Our recent spoofed email cases include: $18K in Kirkland, $20K in

Pearl Harbor 75 years ago

December 7, 2016
The anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor is always a time for reflection. Some reflections are personal. For baby-boomers it was common to know survivors of the attack. My connection was via an uncle who served on the USS Argonne with the Commander Pacific Fleet. He had eyewitness
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Do blue lives matter?

December 5, 2016
In the current political focus it is not helpful to have another harangue from an opinion shaper. This blog includes just my personal experiences — and the role of computer forensics. Remember the ’70s? Seattle had become the bomb capital of the US. The government was the focus of much