geolocation

Quiztime 25th August 2019 – Military Vehicles & Geolocation

This Sunday we were treated to an extra Quiztime image location challenge which involved an unidentified military vehicle. Doxsor posted this image and asked where this military vehicle was headed to, and which barracks was closest to the location:   This was a good opportunity to practise military vehicle identification and explore how military units …

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Quiztime 16th July – Start Big, Get Small – How To Be An OSINT Sherlock

“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” Sherlock Holmes   I’m not usually a big fan of Sherlock Holmes. Like many other fictional detectives, I don’t think he’s a particularly effective investigator. Holmes, Columbo, Morse, and countless others usually rely on evidence that is highly circumstantial and …

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Tell, Explain, Describe… Asking The Right Questions To Get The Right Answers – Quiztime 25th June 2019

In the short time that I have been blogging, many of the OSINT tools I’ve referred to have already become obsolete or no longer exist. Facebook removed Graph Search, Twitter removed geotagged Tweets, IntelTechniques lost its tools, and Pipl went behind a paywall. Although these setbacks can be frustrating, it’s important to remember that the …

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Quiztime – 9th May 2019 – The French Prison System

Today’s Quiztime challenge was from Sector035. It’s a straightforward geolocation question – or at least the type of question is straightforward, the solution was certainly not. Incidentally you should check out Sector035’s blog for great weekly OSINT resource updates. The challenge was to identify the location where this photo was taken:   It’s not immediately …

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