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Tracking hackers through cyberspace 1st edition, kindle. Network forensics and challenges for cybersecurity. Mar 27, 2014 network forensics is a newly emerged research area, and its importance has attracted a great attention among computer professionals, law enforcers, and practitioners. Originally the field of digital forensics only included computers, primarily personal computers. Social networks in any form, specifically online social networks osns, are becoming a part of our everyday life in this new millennium especially with the advanced and simple communication technologies through easily accessible devices such as smartphones and tablets.
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