OSINT Tools for the Dark Web

Introduction The dark web is being used more and more for illicit activity by nefarious actors.  It's becoming easier to access as knowledge of tor becomes more mainstream and cryptocurrencies provide a means to monetize it.  Also, just like the clearnet, it only gets larger with time. Encrypted messaging apps allow for people to exchange … Continue reading OSINT Tools for the Dark Web

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Interview With the Developer of Spiderfoot – Steve Micallef

I recently did a deep dive on the OSINT tool Spiderfoot.  There are so many features and I don't think I did it much justice in such a short time frame (30 minutes).  I thought a good way to add value is to get the information from the source, the developer of Spiderfoot.  Enjoy this … Continue reading Interview With the Developer of Spiderfoot – Steve Micallef

An Interview with an AML and OSINT Specialist – Andrew Rudd

Introduction As a follow up to my AML and OSINT post I did last week, here's an intriguing and insightful interview with Andrew Rudd on different aspects of AML and how OSINT is related to the career field. Learn from Andrew how you can apply your OSINT skills to a different career field and where … Continue reading An Interview with an AML and OSINT Specialist – Andrew Rudd

The Intersection between AML and OSINT – A Potential Path

Something that has been of interest to me lately is the art and science of anti money laundering (AML).  I came to this interest sort of by default.  I'm in a three way fork in my career that points either towards security management, cyber security/infosec, or investigations/compliance.  The security management field requires more travel than … Continue reading The Intersection between AML and OSINT – A Potential Path

Uncovering a Real Nigerian Prince Scam with OSINT and a Little Help from My Friends

Do you remember those Nigerian prince scams where you'd get an email with a prince promising you millions of dollars if you just help him out with your bank account information?  Those were the good ol' days where email dominated the internet. I was tagged in a tweet today by @callmetosyn asking me to help with … Continue reading Uncovering a Real Nigerian Prince Scam with OSINT and a Little Help from My Friends