MultiFind – An OSINT Chrome Extension for Enhancing Research

Introduction If you've been following what I've been writing or listening to the podcast, you know I'm a fan of OSINT tools and have been wanting to get into the OSINT tool game for a while. However, I've realized that many people aren't necessarily tech savvy enough to regularly work with Python written tools nor … Continue reading MultiFind – An OSINT Chrome Extension for Enhancing Research

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Using OSINT / GEOINT to Explore Real Locations in MineCraft

Introduction One of the main attractions to OSINT is geospatial and imagery analysis. This type of information is used often in journalism and other cases where location matters. During my undergraduate education, I spent some time understanding the effects of climate change to remote areas in the Arctic. After extensively reading and writing about at-risk … Continue reading Using OSINT / GEOINT to Explore Real Locations in MineCraft

InstaLoader – an OSINT Tool for Scraping Instagram Metadata

Introduction There are a lot of Instagram OSINT tools out there. InstaLoader is one of my favorites. It's achieved this status by providing a massive amount of data while maintaining its user-friendliness. InstaLoader does the following: downloads public and private profiles, hashtags, user stories, feeds and saved media, downloads comments, geotags and captions of each post, automatically detects profile … Continue reading InstaLoader – an OSINT Tool for Scraping Instagram Metadata

SkipTracer – an OSINT Scraping Framework

Introduction Skiptracer is an OSINT scraping framework that utizes basic python webscraping of PII paywall sites to compile information (passively) on a target. This is especially useful if you are operating on a very small budget. Skiptracer allows you to search by specific input including: Email Name Phone Screen Name License Plate Domain It's primarily … Continue reading SkipTracer – an OSINT Scraping Framework

LinkedIn2Username – an OSINT Tool for Red Teams

Introduction LinkedIn2Username is an OSINT tool that generates username lists from companies on LinkedIn. What's great about LinkedIn2Username is it's easy to setup and doesn't require an API key. You need only supply your LinkedIn username and password to operate it. One disclaimer before we get started is this tool will likely not deliver quality … Continue reading LinkedIn2Username – an OSINT Tool for Red Teams

Twint – an OSINT Tool for Collection on Twitter at Scale

Introduction Twint is an advanced Twitter scraping tool written in Python that allows for scraping Tweets from Twitter profiles without using Twitter's API.  That being said, it does violate Twitter's TOS so use of this tool should be used with caution.  I recommend research purposes only.  Twint solves one big problem with Twitter: the API … Continue reading Twint – an OSINT Tool for Collection on Twitter at Scale

SearchBook – A Firefox extension for Graph-like Searches Against Facebook

Introduction Recent changes to the Facebook Graph have left a lot of OSINT collectors and investigators dazed and confused. Searchbook is a Firefox extension for Graph-like searches against Facebook that is easy to set up and easy to use. The extension allows you to overwrite some search queries that can be performed from the interface … Continue reading SearchBook – A Firefox extension for Graph-like Searches Against Facebook