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How can I tell if files have been copied from my computer

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#1 possumbarnes


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Posted 10 August 2009 - 05:28 PM

This is something that you see in the movies all the time, but I've never come across the need to actually use software that can do this.

I have a client that suspects a former employee of copying their customer database and using it for a rival company. Their system is running Win XP Pro, fully updated, with McAfee Internet Security, also fully updated, on all 3 computers in the office. When her questions first started, my first step was to verify that there were no new exceptions for the McAfee firewall. I found nothing out of the ordinary there. All computers are spyware free with clean scans from Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, Superantispyware, and Spybot S&D.

What I need is a program or something that I can use to pull up a list of everything that has been copied or downloaded from a computer in the last 6 months or so. Usually, when you copy and paste something, the clipboard is cleared afterward, or at least it is cleared on a reboot. Is there some log somewhere in Windows that keeps a record of everything copied on the computer for a certain period of time?

Any help would be appreciated.

Edited by possumbarnes, 10 August 2009 - 05:29 PM.

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