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Microsoft’s COFEE Decaffeinated

Posted on January 4, 2010. Filed under: News, Security, Super Fast Updates, Web | Tags: , , , , |


 

   Hackers declare war against Microsoft’s Computer Online Forensic Evidence Extractor (COFEE), (which is exclusively for use by law enforcement agencies) by creating an application called Decaf.

   Decaf is a light-weight application that monitors Windows systems for the presence of COFEE, a bundle of some 150 point-and-click tools used by police to collect digital evidence at crime scenes. When a USB stick containing the Microsoft software is attached to a protected PC, Decaf automatically executes a variety of countermeasures.

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