Disinformation and propaganda has been one of the key features of the war between Russia and Ukraine. One of the many groups that have sprung up to push pro-Russian propaganda narratives is a small hacktivist organisation called Beregini. This article by Givi Gigitashvili provides a useful introductory insight into the methods of Beregini by analysing […]
Some images are easier to geolocate than others. If an image is easy to geolocate it is generally because at least one of the following three conditions apply: Sometimes none of these conditions apply. When this is the case geolocation becomes much harder and a more methodological structure is needed. Here’s a walkthrough of such
This week’s huge protests in Israel drew huge crowds to the streets – but how many people took part? Crowd sizes are often used as evidence to show how widely supported a particular cause is, so being able to determine how many people took part in a demonstration is an important skill for those working
In last week’s Wednesday Quiz Tilman Wagner posted this photo and asked us several questions about it: 1) Who posted it and where? 2) What was the occasion? 3) Did Tilman participate, and if so, how? So where to start? We need to know the location before we can answer any of Tilman’s questions. There
I was kindly invited to the Layer 8 Podcast to talk about my career in OSINT, the skills that make a good OSINT investigator, why I love Quiztime so much, teaching SANS SEC 487 Open Source Intelligence, and what we do at The OSINT Curious Project. You can listen to the podcast here.