When the company Enron declared bankruptcy in December 2001, hundreds of employees were left jobless while some executives seemed to benefit from the company’s collapse. The United States Congress decided to investigate after hearing allegations of corporate misconduct. Much of Congress’ investigation relied on computer files as evidence. A specialized detective force began to search through hundreds of Enron employee computers using computer forensics.

Bishop Fox Partner Vincent Liu is quoted in thisĀ HowStuffWorks feature concerning his anti-forensics research: How Computer Forensics Works