You want to build a Platform? ..What Platform Should I use?

You want to build a Platform? ..What Platform Should I use?

By Daniel Clemens | Aug 9, 2020 12:00:00 AM

The echo’s of investors had started the buzz of the need for new investigative / intelligence platforms a great deal more than there had been in the past few years. The buzz will only gain more...

Where does operational security begin?

Where does operational security begin?

By Elliott Anderson / May 20, 2020 12:00:00 AM

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...

Becoming Dark Web Rambo

Becoming Dark Web Rambo

By Elliott Anderson / May 6, 2020 12:00:00 AM

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 technical...

Data vs. Intelligence

Data vs. Intelligence

By Josh C / Apr 22, 2020 12:00:00 AM

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 can about the person. The difference between an...

Fishing with a Subaru

Fishing with a Subaru

By Elliott Anderson / Apr 15, 2020 12:00:00 AM

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...

Filtering Out Noise

Filtering Out Noise

By Brooks M / Mar 25, 2020 12:00:00 AM

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 even think, “Wow, this is awesome! I am awesome!...

Demystifying the Dark Web: Part 2

Demystifying the Dark Web: Part 2

By Josh C / Mar 4, 2020 12:00:00 AM

This is Part 2 of our 3-part series on demystifying the dark web. In Part 1, we looked at how the regular internet works at a networking layer. Today, we will be looking at how the dark web works...

Password Maths

Password Maths

By Brooks M / Feb 26, 2020 12:00:00 AM

As a follow up to our last blog about password reuse and the recent data breach of Disney, I would like to talk about how to create strong passwords and why they are “strong.” Typically, we like...

Unmasking a carder with OSINT

Unmasking a carder with OSINT

By Elliott Anderson / Feb 19, 2020 12:00:00 AM

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 hour on the basics of the investigation. The...

Tracking an Outbreak

Tracking an Outbreak

By Brooks M / Jan 29, 2020 12:00:00 AM

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 thing that did pop up...

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