When 'delete' is not enough
Source: News.com - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Privacy It was only a single digit in a 20-page Microsoft Word contract between two partners, but Scott Cooper earned his fee several years ago when he found it. Cooper, a computer forensics expert, learned that the numeral "1" had been scrubbed in some later versions of this digital document. This gave his client, a partner in a software company that had recently been sold, just a 5 percent rather than a 15 percent share in the company. If the change had gone undetected, the partner would have received $32 million rather than his rightful $96 million payout.

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