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Black Hat puts hacker on mock trial

A raucous conference crowd heard real-life attorneys battle over a hacker’s guilt in a mock trial held to illustrate how slippery electronic evidence can be in computer crime cases. The mock trial, staged Wednesday at the Black Hat Briefings security conference here, centered on whether a video game designer had violated federal criminal laws by helping someone to break into U.S. Air Force computers. In the government’s evidence were purported e-mail messages without headers, and representations of Internet Relay Chat conversations–both of which can be altered without leaving a trace. Full Story

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