Ho ho ho and…Merry Christmas! It’s #OSINTuesday, and here’s our first blog post: Python, Your Friendly OSINT Helper! On this week’s blog, we have three smaller blog posts, each of which discusses Python in relation to OSINT. In the first one, Lorand briefly highlights some advantages and disadvantages of automating OSINT with Python and provides useful online learning resources. In the second blog post, @WebBreacher … Continue reading Python, Your Friendly OSINT Helper
Hi my name is Josh, I’m an OSINT analyst for the financial industry, digital forensics analyst, and former private investigator. I remember the day I realized that I wanted to get into information security and ultimately became OSINT curious. This story goes back to my management days of running a helpdesk for a retail chain. One of my workers told me there was an upset … Continue reading Thanks Ransomware Jerks!
Hello #OSINT community! Thank you for your amazing support! We’re all working very hard to make OSINTCurious a success! This is just a short explainer on what you can expect from our blog and most importantly when and how often we will publish. We’ve decided to introduce weekly topics that are presented and discussed in our blog posts. So, every #OSINTuesday at 1500 GMT a … Continue reading Blog Topics and Schedules
Ha! In deciding who to thank for being OSINT curious, I have to go back to 2002 and the run-up to Operation Iraqi Freedom. I was in the US Army as an Arabic linguist and an analyst. SIGINT was the game then, but as the lead analyst, I wanted to make sure my team knew the context of the events going on so that we could … Continue reading Thank you, Saddam
Hey everyone, my name is Micah but I go by “WebBreacher”. I’m an American, male and have been working in the infosec business for the last 17+ years. I’d like to tell you how I became OSINT curious. I’ve always been curious I cannot remember a time when I didn’t ask questions about how something worked or why something was the way it was. Like … Continue reading Thank you, copier
First, let me shortly introduce myself; My name is Technisette (yes, that’s a nickname, not a sock puppet), Dutch, 30+, female and have been working in the infosec business for the last 10 years. I’d like to tell you how I became OSINT curious. I wasn’t always ‘OSINTcurious’. Of course there was always a little curiosity in me, but there was one incident which really lit … Continue reading Thank you phisher
Hi, my name is Dutch_OsintGuy. Why? Well… I am Dutch, I do OSINT and I am a Guy. I’ve been in the infosec field for over 20 years as an All Source Analyst specialized in Open Source Intelligence. I teach OSINT classes, give lectures and talks about OSINT. When I think of it, basically I just eat, sleep and breathe OSINT 24/7. Clicking shit Automatically … Continue reading Clicking shit for OSINT curious purposes
I am Sector035 and it is time to introduce myself here too. I am a Windows/Linux system admin, security officer and part time OSINT enthusiast. Since there were already a few ‘thank you’ posts on OSINTCurious where some of us wrote how we got sucked into the world of open source investigations, I decided to do the same. And for me there can only be … Continue reading Thank you dad
Hey everyone, my name is Lorand – @LorandBodo – and in this post, I want to tell you my story of how I became OSINT-curious… Several factors sparked my interest, but the story begins when I came out of the military and was thinking about what I should do next in my career. I knew I was interested in international security and terrorism in particular … Continue reading Thank you, Pierre!
Welcome to OSINTCurious, a place for investigators and journalists, private investigators and intelligence officers, recruiters and everyone that is passionate (or at least curious about) Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and investigations. While sitting around a table and chatting about what a great OSINT community is growing in pockets on the internet, some of us realized that there was a piece missing from our community. We … Continue reading Welcome to the Community!