Definition[edit | edit source]

Digital evidence is

[i]nformation stored or transmitted in binary form that may be introduced and relied on in court.[1]

Overview[edit | edit source]

Digital evidence is acquired when data or electronic devices are seized and secured for examination.

Digital evidence —

Digital evidence is fragile and can easily be lost. For example:

Digital evidence of specific cybercrimes[edit | edit source]

The following is a list of crimes which may involve the use of a computer or other electronic media. Listed below are the crimes and potential evidence which may be recovered from various types of digital evidence.

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