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Into the Dark Webs

By Brooks M | May 27, 2020

## What is the DarkWeb The dark web sounds scary, but in reality, it is anything you cannot get to via Google, or that uses a masked IP address. The…

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Where does operational security begin?

By Elliott Anderson / May 20, 2020

Over the course of the last few months, we’ve blogged about finding bad guys by guessing emails, mapping friends, understanding emotional behavior, and leveraging laziness and poor password habits.  All…

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Rate Limits in Data Visualization

By Josh C / May 13, 2020

One of the most frustrating things to happen in any data visualization software is for you to run a query and get back the notification: “This result returns more nodes…

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Becoming Dark Web Rambo

By Elliott Anderson / May 6, 2020

There’s a lot of mystery that surrounds the dark web–surprisingly, even in the information security space.  I’ve met a huge swath of capable engineers and developers who can explain the…

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Cutting your teeth on ShadowDragon’s advanced CTF

By Elliott Anderson / April 29, 2020

We’ve talked in recent weeks about the importance of training and the methodology behind it.  Much of the OSINT work we do is focused on the social aspects and footprint…

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Additional Insights into Iranian Cyber Espionage | APT33

By Daniel Clemens / April 24, 2020

Earlier this week FireEye/Mandiant had released a blog entitled “Insights into Iranian Cyber Espionage” detailing the targets within the Aerospace and Energy sectors being targeted. To compliment their post we…

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Hacking in the Middle East

By Josh C / April 24, 2020

In the past, we have looked into a hacker who comes from Iran by the name of Mrb3hz4d. Now if we take some of the information we saw from his…

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Data vs. Intelligence

By Josh C / April 22, 2020

It would take about 3 minutes to teach someone how to collect data on a single individual. That is easy to do. You poke around and find out all you…

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Fishing with a Subaru

By Elliott Anderson / April 15, 2020

There comes a time in some OSINT investigations where we have accurately identified our target’s profiles, lifestyle, and communication platforms, but we still aren’t quite to the point of pinpointing…

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Demystifying the Dark Web: Part 3

By Josh C / April 1, 2020

After looking at the structure of both the dark web and normal web, we can now start to see why so many people want the benefits Tor gives, especially the…

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Filtering Out Noise

By Brooks M / March 25, 2020

When starting a project in OIMonitor, you are tempted to cast a wide net and grab from every source. This will bring in a lot of hits and you may…

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Background Checks & Due Diligence

By Elliott Anderson / March 11, 2020

Many years ago, when I was in college, I had a job at a large retailer.  It involved all of the normal retail-y things: stocking, checking, unloading trucks, helping customers,…

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Heat Maps: Form Over Function

By Josh C / March 6, 2020

Since movies took over displaying intelligence, we have seen crazy maps and charts attempt to display intelligence and seem “futuristic.” Here, we can see an example of a heat map: …

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