Tag Archives: Cyber Investigations

Cyber Investigations: Follow the Money

If you grew weary of the American presidential campaign of 2016, you’re in for a bumpy ride in 2020. From now until November, it will be hard to read any newspaper or watch a news program without hearing about the battle between Candidate X and Candidate Y. What does this mean for investigators? Unlike public funding […]

How to Track down Images & People with OSINT Tools

As OSINT investigators, we need to be aware of the hundreds of social media platforms connecting millions of users daily. Some platforms, such as Facebook, require a real-life person to be associated with a personal account. Others, such as Instagram and Twitter, can be created in minutes, and a user can hide behind a made-up handle like […]

Updating your OSINT & SOCMINT Toolbelt!

 “Social media monitoring is the activity of tracking social media channels. Organizations measure and use social media analytics tools to find out where are the discussions about them, their competition and other topics of interest. Social media monitoring includes measuring opinions and sentiment of groups and influencers. It includes historical data and other information. The […]

Opting to Protect Your Personal Information

Now into the second decade of this century, the risk of your personal information being hacked, stolen, and sold to the highest bidder is exponentially higher than it was 20 years ago. You may already have been notified by any number of corporate behemoths such as—Wawa, Yahoo, Marriott International, and First American Financial Corporation—informing you […]

Need to Verify an Expert Witness?

Hg.org Legal Resources HG.org Legal Resources is a legal information site that provides a directory of law firms, expert witnesses and process servers, covering hundreds of practice areas across the globe. Founded in January 1995 with the mission to make legal information freely and easily accessible to everyone, they remain one of the largest non-subscription based […]

OSINT Tools for Tracking Stats & News

Whether your investigation requires you to have knowledge of public records access in Ohio, statistical validation on current financial trends in Southeast Asia, or proof of who said what in a news media clip, these three websites should be in every investigator’s toolkit. Jstor.org Jstor offers over 12 million scholarly journal articles, book chapters, and […]