Supported by the National High-Tech Research and Development Plan of China under Grant Nos.2001AA112040, 2001AA112136 (国家高技术研究发展计划(863)
Computer forensics is the technology field that attempts to prove thorough, efficient, and secure means to investigate computer crime. Computer evidence must be authentic, accurate, complete and convincing to juries. In this paper, the stages of computer forensics are presented, and the theories and the realization of the forensics software are described. An example about forensic practice is also given. The deficiency of computer forensics technique and anti-forensics are also discussed. The result comes out that it is as the improvement of computer science technology, the forensics technique will become more integrated and thorough.