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Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)

The Internet has become the largest repository of data in the history of humankind!

If one knows how to find, identify and use this data, it can be invaluable to forensic investigations, the reconnaissance phase of hacking and predicting critical events.  
In this section, we will explore a number of techniques and tools for gathering this data, as well as a few for analyzing it.

1. Maltego for People Reconnaissance

2. Maltego for Domain Reconnaissance

3. Google Hacks and Dorks

4. Identifying the Target's AV by Querying DNS

5. Shodan, the World's Most Dangerous Search Engine

6. Shodan does SCADA/ICS

7. theHarvester(email)

8. Public Data (coming soon)

9. Mining Twitter with Twint

10. sqlite (coming soon)

11. Mining Data on Facebook (coming soon)

12. FOCA for metadata

13. recon-ng (Identifying the same profile across multiple sites)

14. Extracting Employee Names from LinkedIn (crosslinked)
15. Google Hacking of Unsecured Web Cams
16. metagoofil for metadata

17. Spiderfoot for comprehensive OSINT data gathering

18. Reverse-Image Searches

19. Using Censys for Real-time Security Data Gathering

20. Gathering Aircraft and Flight Data with Radarbox

21. Capturing an Entire Website before data is removed

22. Tracking the Target's Financial Transactions on Venmo

23. Tracking the Target's Precise Location Using Wigle

24. Scraping Bitcoin Addresses and Balances from Websites

25. Maritime Vessel Tracking

26. OSINT Tools for Bitcoin Investigations

Spyse for Domain Security Information

28. Search Email Data Dumps for Passwords and other Credentials

29. Facial Recognition

30. Deep Fakes

31. Phone Number Searches

29. Instagram Search (coming)

30. Vehicle Search (coming)

31. Reddit Search (coming)

32. Satellite Searches (coming)

33. Family Tree searches (coming)

34. Radio Signals Search (coming)


Public Data
Family Tree
Radio Signal
Phone Number

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