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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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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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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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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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Unmasking a carder with OSINT

By Elliott Anderson / February 19, 2020

Today, we will be exploring the world of carding a bit and following the path of a kid on his way to becoming a full-fledged carder.  I spent about an…

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Tracking an Outbreak

By Brooks M / January 29, 2020

I recently setup a project in OIMonitor to track the mentions of infectious diseases mentioned in the news. I immediately got results, though not all of it was good. One…

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Iran and OSINT Hunting for Fun & Profit.

By Elliott Anderson / January 15, 2020

Today, I’m going to go on a very basic hunting adventure. Every so often, I do stuff like this for “fun”.  There’s no deep takeaway here –– just some basic…

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What Will OSINT/PAI and Collection at Scale Look like for 2020?

By Daniel Clemens / January 11, 2020

2020 will be eventful and likely one of the most historical years containing change, balancing the tension between change, conflict, and hopefully peace in a long time. When reflecting on…

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What’s in an email address?

By Elliott Anderson / December 17, 2019

A few weeks ago we went over an interesting way to pivot from breached data passwords to a target by virtue of the lazy way many people reuse the same…

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Into the Breach

By Elliott Anderson / October 16, 2019

We’ve all heard the advice a million times, “Don’t use the same password on different websites.” Unfortunately, (or fortunately, depending on our motivations) many users make this exact mistake. In…

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