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FEMA and National Weather Service Emergency Alerts

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Weather Service work with major cell phone service providers to provide emergency alerts to individual mobile devices and cell phones.  These types of emergency alerts are known as Wireless Emergency Alerts,

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List of Server Error Codes for Computer Forensic Investigations

When a web browser requests a service from a web server, there is always a possibility that an error might occur. When an error does occur, the webs server returns a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Status Code to the user. These

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Wikis: Websites that can be edited by Multiple Visitors

What is a Wiki? Wiki comes from a Hawaiian word that means “quick”.  A wiki is a website that can be edited by multiple visitors to produce a collaborative website.  A Wiki is server software that allows users to freely

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Email Address Search Tools and Reverse Email Lookup Websites

Email is short for ‘Electronic Mail’.  It is the exchange of electronic messages and computer files through a telecommunications network such as the internet or mobile phone.  An email address is a series of letters, words and symbols that identify

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Computer Forensics and PC Investigation Software Tools

Computer forensics, sometimes referred to as digital forensics, is a branch of forensic science that pertains to legal evidence found in computers and digital storage mediums. Computer forensics adheres to the standards of evidence that are admissible in a court of law. Computer

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Computer Security Resources for Conducting PC Forensic Investigations

Computer security is a field of computer science concerned with the control of risks related to computer use.  The term computer security may involve a wide range of security-related topics such as: Internet security breaches Server security and protection methods

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List of Website Blogging and Content Management Systems

A blog is short for “web log”. A blog is a website that allows an individual or group of individuals to share a running log of events and information related to a particular topic.  It is also a regularly updated journal published

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List of Domain Name Suffixes and Extensions for Websites

Domain name suffixes are the extensions found at the end of a website address (URL) or e-mail address that signify the category of a particular web site. The list of extensions is constantly growing. The information may be helpful in conducting

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Domain Names: The Universal Method for Naming Websites

A domain name is a method of identifying internet websites designed to help people tell the difference between sites on the internet or world wide web. Domain names are used in various networking contexts and application-specific naming and addressing purposes.

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Google Search Commands: Secret Shortcuts for Searching the Web’s Resources

Google can be used for much more than just keyword searches.  Google can function as an address search tool, a telephone book, a package tracker, and more.  Savvy private investigators use Google during investigations to find information about people, places,

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