SearchBook is currently down as Facebook has made more changes to their graph search. Stay updated on Twitter in the #OSINT community for more news.There are a few tools out there that still get the job done. IntelX has a free Facebook Graph Searcher tool that has been working quite well for me. MSIS reached out stating they have a completely different solution than the Graph Search. Make sure to check out the SearchBook article on... Read more
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 limits. Currently, Twitter’s API only allows you to pull the last 3200 tweets from a... Read more
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 results from a pseudo/alias account unless you’ve built many connections through it. Additionally... Read more
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. It’s primarily US-focused, but you can use tools like LittleBrother for possible access to the EU domain.For email search, Skiptracer checks LinkedIn, HaveIBeenPwned, MySpace, and AdvancedBackgroundChecks. For name s... Read more
The OSINT podcast has been on hiatus for a while. After a bit of review, I found out a better format that I feel will be more sustainable in the future that will provide quality to the OSINT community. Welcome back to The OSINT Podcast. It's going to be a lot of fun.
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This episode is a deep dive into one of my favorite OSINT tools, Spiderfoot. We talk about the basics of Spiderfoot, setting it up, running a set of parameters, and getting your OSINT output that is useful for your day to day. spiderfoot.nettwitter.com/binarypool
Thanks for a great 2018. I've upgraded the equipment for better audio quality. I decided to upload an episode showing off the new mic and going over 2018 and what I expect in 2019 as well as a few goals I have for The OSINT Podcast.
Blog: https://jakecreps.com/2018/12/07/python-future/JungleScam v2: https://jakecreps.com/2018/12/09/junglescamv2/eCommerce Investigation: http://archive.is/oTpjsDeep Explorer: https://github.com/blueudp/Deep-ExplorerAsciinema: https://asciinema.org/Facebook Anti-Scraping: https://www.facebook.com/careers/jobs/1908190079264980/, https://www.facebook.com/careers/jobs/294360108018071/
eCommerce Article - https://jakecreps.com/2018/11/29/amazon-scammers-osint/JungleScam Article - https://jakecreps.com/2018/12/02/junglescam/Twint Desktop - https://jakecreps.com/2018/12/02/junglescam/Blink (@_harleo) - https://github.com/harleo/blinkOSINT Video - osint.videoOSINT Store - osint.storeInvestigating Cryptocurrencies - https://www.amazon.com/Investigating-Cryptocurrencies-Understanding-Extracting-Blockchain/dp/111948058... Read more
This episode is a combination of the OSINT weekly rollup and an interview with Micah Hoffman @webbreacher. Due to technical difficulties we were not able to complete the interview. More in the episode. This episode talks about Pastebin and finding unlisted pastes using Google Dorks and other OSINT techniques. It also talks about my first OSINT investigation where I look into an online scam that uses BTC to r... Read more
In this interview I interview Kirby Plessas, an expert in OSINT investigations. We talk about how she got into OSINT. We discuss the best way for someone to get into OSINT. We discuss the difference between an advanced and beginner OSINT user. We then talk about Kirby's favorite tools and tactics in OSINT, including some features that she wishes she had in a tool. We briefly discuss how she started her... Read more
Investigating the Blockchain Using OSINT https://jakecreps.com/2018/10/03/blockchain-osint/ Wimsey wimsey.io (coming soon) Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) http://www.acfe.com/become-cfe-qualifications.aspx Weapons of Math Destruction https://amzn.to/2pB9Xaf
Advanced OSINT tools https://jakecreps.com/2018/09/28/advanced-osint-tools/ Cybersquatting/Typosquatting OSINT tools https://instantdomainsearch.com/ https://www.htbridge.com/radar/ https://www.morningstarsecurity.com/research/urlcrazy BBC Africa Twitter https://mobile.twitter.com/BBCAfrica/status/1044186344153583616 Kirby Plessas htt... Read more
In this episode, I'll quickly be going over things that have been interesting this week. I'll go over an article I posted today about Google Dorks combined with RSS feeds, a Twint update, Photon, @Sector035/Week in OSINT, Future Crimes by Marc Goodman and more! jakecreps.com/feeder twint.io https://github.com/s0md3v/Photon twitter.com/sector035 https://www.amazon.com/Future-Cri... Read more
This episode talks about 4 ways to practice open source intelligence (OSINT) legally. I briefly go over applications for investigative journalism, supply chain risk management (air and maritime), superforecasting, and Maltego. I also lay out what to expect in my planned weekly rollup podcasts. Here are some links that I referred to in the podcast: Investigative Journalism Children Killed by Nanny In Manhattan http://t... Read more