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Grabbing Videos For OSINT – How To Use YouTube-DL

Capturing and preserving media content is an essential part of most OSINT investigations. There are a number of tools available to do this, but my favourite my far is YouTube-dl. Despite it’s name, YouTube-dl is capable of grabbing videos quickly from a range of different websites including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LiveLeak, and many others. It’s …

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Website Investigation – Where Did 8Chan Move To?

After the El Paso shooting this past weekend, it quickly emerged that the shooter had apparently posted his manifesto on 8Chan prior to carrying out the killings. As a result Cloudflare announced that they would no longer permit 8Chan to use their services. Without Cloudflare’s protection, 8Chan is highly vulnerable to DDOS attacks and so …

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Instagram OSINT – A Promising New Python Tool

I came across a new Instragram scraping tool InstagramOSINT after DutchOsintGuy and Hwosint pointed it out on Twitter. I’ve stopped using InstaLooter since it kept causing dependency issues, and I started using InstaScraper as a photo grabbing tool. InstagramOSINT is more than a photo-scraping tool. It’s very new but it gets additional information via the …

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