There are a million of reasons why you might not want to visit a particular website. Maybe it’s your competitor and you do not want him/her to notice you are ‘watching’ them. Or maybe you’re in an investigation where you do not want your target to be alarmed by any visits. So how can you figure out what is on a website, without paying a … Continue reading I Do NOT Want To Visit This Website
Facebook, still the most popular social media platform, can be full of relevant information for your investigation. So chances are pretty high that you might want to export the friends list, make a screenshot of a post or maybe want to make a copy of the likes under a photo. In this blogpost we’ll give you some tips and tricks on how to ‘save’ your … Continue reading Saving Facebook
For those of you who are new to the scene, we’ve hit you up with a little guide on how to browse the dark web. In this post we go over some basic tips and tricks on where to start when you start exploring the dark web. Continue reading A Beginners Guide to the Dark Web
There can be a number of reasons why you want to view a profile on a social media platform without being logged on. Maybe your current work role prohibits you from using sock puppets (research profiles) during your investigation, or maybe you’re afraid that there might be a risk of compromise. Whatever the reason may be, we’ve got some tips lined up for you to … Continue reading Viewing Social Media Profiles Without Being Logged on
Snapchat is a very popular platform and it’s quite a challenge to use for investigative purposes. Especially because you need a mobile phone in order to dig a little deeper. The website Snapchat offers is simply just not comprehensive enough.So in this blog post you’ll find some hints and tips on how to use Snapchat for OSINT. Snapchat.com First of all there is the website … Continue reading Using Snapchat for OSINT – part 2
This blogpost is made after a 10minute video I made for the virtual conference OSMOSIS 2020 and was inspired @hatless1der blogpost. Probably every OSINT investigator has encountered this problem; you’ve found your targets Facebook profile but it is completely private. So what can you do? Clicking the buttons One of the ways to start is by ‘clicking the buttons’. On a Facebook-profile there are quite … Continue reading What to do when a Facebook profile is private?
When doing investigations in countries other than the one you reside in, it can be helpful to have social media to give you a view of what a certain place can look like. Although we can rely on tools like Google Earth, Bing’s Birds Eye View, Sentinel Hub and others to give us satellite imagery or street view, you can run into locations where there … Continue reading When there is no Google Earth or Street View, what can you do?
As you might have noticed, Facebook is changing its design. Where some of us have the possibility to switch between the old and new layout, some of us are in the ‘New’ and have no option to switch back anymore. From September 2020, Facebook will only show you the New design. So for the couple of days left; which design is better for OSINT investigations? … Continue reading Facebook: Classic vs New – Which is Better for OSINT?
“Hey! Do you know where I can find an OSINT related job?” This is a question The OSINT Curious Project members get quite often. The answer is yes we do! And in this blog we want to give you some advice on where to look for those type of jobs. Do you need OSINT experience? You might think that you need to be technically advanced, … Continue reading How to land an OSINT job
Another amazing blog post about searching and performing open source intelligence on the Instagram platform. Continue reading Searching Instagram – part 2