Month: September 2019

Getting Started With Spiderfoot – A Beginner’s Guide

Spiderfoot is one of my favourite OSINT gathering tools. It automates a huge number of queries that would take a long time to do manually. It comes with a wide range of modules that will conduct automated searches for e-mail addresses, IP addresses, domains, phone numbers, usernames, and other types of data. This post will …

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The Attrition of Information in OSINT: Why Acting Quickly Matters, And How To Recover When You Don’t.

Speed is a critical factor in investigations of any kind. The longer information is left or ignored, the more likely it is to become obscured, contaminated, or disappear altogether. This is true of any kind of information, whether it be an eyewitness, a server log, a tweet, a fingerprint, or anything else that an investigator …

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Where In The World? Global and Local Identifiers – Quiztime 12th Sept 2019

I don’t think any investigative training programme ever recommends that you just use your gut instinct to reach a conclusion. This is not necessarily a bad thing because any conclusions that an investigator reaches has to be support by objective evidence. Anyone should be able to take the same steps and come to the same …

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