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Muting the Twitter algorithm and using basic search operators for better OSINT research

In July 2019 Twitter had some updates to their interface, search-URLs and overall user-experience. They changed a lot of things in the background which made the user-experience for researchers less useful. Actually a tweet thread started by @thegrugq inspired me to write this blog. With this blog you can take a few basic steps to bring back the user experience of “the old” Twitter like … Continue reading Muting the Twitter algorithm and using basic search operators for better OSINT research

Webcast 20200726 – #41

This week’s special guest Inês Naricso (@IWN_LX) – Ines worked in the Portuguese Intelligence Service for 12 years. She started up doing OSINT in 2008 and later became an OSINT and online undercover operations project manager. In 2019, she joined Iscte Iul a Lisbon University where she teaches Digital Methods and conducts research on disinformation. Since then, she’s also built a company that uses OSINT … Continue reading Webcast 20200726 – #41

Webcast 20200322 – #32

People in this Episode Micah Hoffman (WebBreacher) Nico (Dutch_Osintguy) Matthias Wilson (MWOsint) Nixintel Lorand Bodo (Lorandbodo) Rae Baker (wondersmith_rae) Kirby Plessas (kirbstr) Special guest: Chris Poulter (@osintcombine) and more info on https://www.osintcombine.com/ Links to what we discussed OSINT Combine’s talk at the #sansosintsummit https://www.sans.org/cyber-security-summit/archives/file/summit-archive-1582052110.pdf Nixintel spots fake Twitter accounts blog https://nixintel.info/osint/signs-youre-following-a-fake-twitter-account/ DeepL is a topnotch translation tool, which is now offering support for Chinese and … Continue reading Webcast 20200322 – #32

Webcast 20190630 – #15

People in this episode: Ginsberg5150 Nico, Dutch_Osintguy Kirby Plessas (Voice only) Technisette (Voice only) Sector035 (Voice only) And our special guest Katelyn Bowden (@badassbowden) Links to things we discussed: Twitter getting rid of “precise geotagging”: https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/19/18691174/twitter-location-tagging-geotagging-discontinued-removal New blog post by Daniel Miessler about Amass: https://danielmiessler.com/study/amass/ Link to the GitHub repo: https://github.com/OWASP/Amass New search tool for TikTok: https://www.osintcombine.com/tiktok-quick-search DarkLight, a Dark web scraper: https://github.com/bunseokbot/darklight With an … Continue reading Webcast 20190630 – #15

Webcast 20200126 – #28

People in this Episode Ginsberg5150 Dutch_Osintguy Sector035 Kirby Plessas And our special guest: Brenna Smith Links to what we discussed Archive of Brenna’s CryptOSINT newsletters can be found here https://us14.campaign-archive.com/home/?u=c435f53a5568f7951404c8a38&id=7f8ca9c380 Our own technisette had a beautiful and healthy baby! Congratulations! https://twitter.com/technisette/status/1219631571851980801  Introduction to OSINT (video) Micah was very lucky to meet and get to work with the talented Ritu Gill, (@OSINTTechniques). At the recent Trace … Continue reading Webcast 20200126 – #28

Webcast 20190519 – #12

People in this episode: Micah Hoffman Dutch Osint Guy Sector035 (Voice only) Ginsberg5150 Kirbstr and special guest MW-OSINT! Links to things we discussed: A blog post about fighting the disinformation: https://medium.com/storyful-engineering/reverse-engineering-disinformation-campaigns-cd3d26bb217c The OSINT-Combine Social Lens, that lets you search in an area for posts by Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and Facebook: https://twitter.com/osintcombine/status/1129990197477699584 A new browser add-on for reverse image searches https://twitter.com/dutch_osintguy/status/1129065756304580608 and in addition to that … Continue reading Webcast 20190519 – #12

Webcast 20200223 – #30

People in this Episode Ginsberg5150 Nixintel Sector035 Links to what we discussed WhatsApp invite debacle: https://twitter.com/JordanWildon/status/1230829082662842369 Nixintel his short blogpost about it: https://nixintel.info/osint/whatsapp-dorks-and-tricks/ Open source maps and satellite imagery used to verify claims about Chinese human rights abuses https://twitter.com/bayer_julia/status/1229441850781642754 A Pastebin bot on Twitter: https://twitter.com/leak_scavenger (by https://twitter.com/rnd_infosec_guy) SN Radar http://snradar.azurewebsites.net – geolocation tool for VK posts. OSINT Summit 2020 – https://www.sans.org/event/osint-summit-2020 New Buscador-style OSINT dedicated … Continue reading Webcast 20200223 – #30