Electronic Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for First Responders, Second Edition

April 14, 2008

Chapter 7. Electronic Crime and Digital Evidence Considerations by Crime Category

Section 12 — Software Piracy

Potential digital evidence in software piracy investigations includes:

  • Computers.
  • Handheld mobile devices.
  • Removable media.
  • External data storage devices.
  • Information regarding chat sessions.
  • Information on cracking software.
  • Printed e-mail, notes, and letters.
  • References to copyrighted software.
  • Forged software certificates.
  • Lists of software activation codes.
  • Information regarding Internet activity.
  • Software duplication and packing material.
Date Created: April 9, 2008