Recent Updates To Our Website & TrainingThis page will be updated with details of any new OSINT / i3 techniques and resources and any new links to useful sites that we have added to our website
2nd of June 2020
We have added www.runnaroo.com to the Meta Search Engine section on the Search Engines page of our website
1st of June 2020
We have updated the Distance Learning Training material, adding modules on Undertaking Online Research In To People, Using The mSIS Lite Online Research & Reporting Tool and OSINT Research Reporting & Flowcharts, Email us for more details
We have added a couple of word documents that you can use to create flowchart to show links between people & online accounts etc. The first is for showing Links Between People & the other is for when you are Researching A Person
This one is from @OSINTgeek
Added a new link to the Website Copiers, Scrapers & Monitors section of the Software page of our website, with a link to www.scrapestorm.com, which is a free & easy to use website scraper
We have added a couple of new modules to our popular OSINT / i3 Distance Learning course, the full course details are listed Here, please Email us for more details
Just added www.artbreeder.com to the Face Photo Merging / Morphing section on the Creating Online ID's page of our website. artbreeder allows you to upload images of people and merge them to create a new image
This one is from @OSINTessentials
Just added www.wxyzwebcams.com to the CCTV & Webcams section on the Internet Of Things Related Sites page of our website. wxyzwebcams allows you to view open cctv around the world
fickrfindr - was added to the Turn A Flickr Account Name Into A Flickr Account ID Number section of the Photo Related Sites page of our website - fickrfindr enables you to locate a Flickr account from an email address and also turns a Flickr Account Name into a Flickr Account ID Number
www.travelwithdrone.com - was added to the Odd Mapping Tools section of the Favorites page of our website - travelwithdrone has a map showing crowdsourced videos from peoples drone cameras, which may be useful for areas not covered by streetview etc
This one is from @osintcombine
Added several new links to the Odd & Useful Computer/Internet Sites section of the Favorites page of our website. Sites like yed-live and diagrams allow you to create useful flowcharts & diagrams, especially helpful when showing links between people etc
Added several new links to the Weather Related Sites section of the Favorites page of our website, which are useful when researching images & locations to compare them with the known weather and how the shadows would have been shown etc.
Added a new link on the Creating Online ID's page of our website for the Fake Credit Card Generator, which provides fake details for various credit card types.
We have made some changes to the Instagram page of our website, adding links to a number of third party Instagram sites, which allow access to accounts & their uploaded posts without signing in to Instagram.
There have been more annoying changes with Instagram, so basically now you can't open an image on Instagram to see who has Liked it & Commented on it etc unless you have signed in to Instagram, however you can open it & view it if you Right Click on the post and then select 'Open Link In New Tab' or 'Copy Link Location" from an image and paste into a new tab. We have updated our training material to include this.
This one is from @osint_follower.
We have added some new links on the East European Related Site - VK section of the European Social Media Sites & Links page of our website, to help locate more information about a VK account user.
www.allbadges.net - was added to the Military section of the Favorites page of our website - allbadges can be used to identify different military badges from around the world
www.behindthename.com - was added to the Others Sites Of Interest section of the People Search Sites page of our website - behindthename is a useful tool which explains popular Arabic & Muslim style names
www.dualmaps.com - was added to the Maps section of the Favorites page of our website - dualmaps is a useful tool which combines Google Maps with Birds Eye Imagery and Google StreetView onto one page
Added a new link on the LinkedIn page of our website and our training, which is from @sinwindie.
Viewing An Individuals Recent Activity - If you are signed into LinkedIn and viewing someone’s account, without necessarily being linked to them, then to view their recent LinkedIn activity, such as Postings, Comments and Likes, use the following link, adding their LinkedIn Account Name & Number in the appropriate area in this Link.
www.licenseplatemania.com - was added to the Motor Vehicles - International section of the Motor Vehicle Related Sites page of our website - licenseplatemania is a useful tool showing how different countries vehicle registration plates are formatted and displayed
It appears that the ability to search for an individuals LinkedIn account from an email address has now been disabled by Google / LinkedIn and so the link to this will be removed from the LinkedIn page of our website and our training has been updated.
Have updated the training and now launched it as a full Distance Learning Package, so people can take the full course in the own time and at home. Visit the webpage or Email us for more details.
Have made some changes to the Instagram page of our website as it appears to the link for the previous location search was no longer working. We have also updated the training material to reflect the new link and research method.
Next month we will be launching our training as a Distance Learning Package, so people can take the full course in the own time and at home.
This one is from @osintcombine
Just added www.whatsmyname.app to the Social Media Search Sites section on the People Search Sites page of our website. whatsmyname allows you to search a number of sites for a username.
Just made some changes to the Hacked Email & Online Accounts section on the Email page of our website, where you can check to see if an email address has been hacked / breached and the details offered for sale on the Dark Web etc.
Just added a few more sties to the African & Nigerian Related Sites section on the General Social Media page of our website. Including African Zone & Nairaland.
We are now going to concentrate on delivering our training material as a Distance Learning Package, so people can take the course in the own time and at home, please Email us for details.
Added some new links to the Missing & Wanted People section on the Favorites page of our website, which can be used to search for people listed as Missing and Wanted by various Law Enforcement organisations around the world.
Added some new links to the Mobile Emulators section on the Messenger Apps & Others page of our website, which can be used to run smartphone apps on your computer, which is useful when tracing online accounts for people.
Added some new links to the IP Grabbers section on the Favorites page of our website, which can be used when sending a private message to someone online, to try to identify their IP Address.
Added a section on the Photo Related Sites page of our website with links on Has A Digital Image Been Altered / Manipulated / Photoshopped.
Just added a couple of new slides to the Instagram section of our OSINT /i3 training.
Giving a talk at a Digital Media Investigators event run by The Investigator Magazine. Email us if you would like us to give a talk at an event or a conference you are organising.
It seems there have been even more negative changes with Facebook, with the sites that were used to locate a User’s Facebook Account ID Number no longer working, so it is best to access it from the Source Code – details on the Facebook Account ID Number section of the Facebook page of our website.
www.getfbstuff.com - was added to the Download Facebook Videos section of the Facebook page of our website - getfbstuff allows you to download a video from Facebook, even if it is private
www.smallbusinesspro.co.uk - was added to the Company Related Sites page of our website - smallbusinesspro a site with useful details about EU & UK VAT Numbers
www.camopedia.org - was added to the Military section of the Favorites page of our website - camopedia can be used to identify the different camouflage patterns used by military forces in a country
www.receivesms.co - was added to the Receive Confirmation Texts With Free Online Disposable International Mobile Numbers & Linked Sites section of the Mobile & Phone Related page of our website - receivesms provides free access to a variety of international mobile numbers to receive confirmation texts
Gave a talk on using Open Source Intelligence in Investigations at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge.
Email us if you would like us to give a talk at an event or a conference you are organising.
Got an article on Browser Fingerprinting from Bill Hess at PixelPrivacy, which we've added to the Privacy page of our website - so click Here to read more about Browser Fingerprinting
www.gumroad.com - was added to the Hidden Data section of the Software page of our website - EXIFHound is a useful tool to display the available Exif Data in an image
This one is from @henkvaness
www.lampyre.io - was added to the Odd Ones section of the Software page of our website - lampyre is a useful tool for searching email addresses & mobile phone numbers, linking them to various online sites & accounts, with a handy guide produced by @henkvaness available Here
www.emailsherlock.com - was added to the People Search Sites page of our website - emailsherlock is an email search site, which checks a number of sites but displays the email addresses that have been recently searched and sometimes contacts them as well
This one is from @PaulMyersBBC
www.skopenow.com - was added to the People Search Sites page of our website - skopenow is a useful paid for people search site
Just added a section on Off-Facebook Activity to our training module on Facebook.
www.distill.io - was added to the Website Monitoring section of the AddOns page of our website - distill seems a good way to track / monitor websites and pages for changes, to get email alerts, push notifications and slack/discord alerts on changes. It’s available as an addon / extension with both free & paid for options
www.ufind.name - was added to the People Search Sites page of our website - ufind is a people search site but is quite USA focused
This one is from @Haaxmax
www.webmii.com - was added to the People Search Sites page of our website - webmii is a people search site, looking mostly at social media posting
www.emojipedia.org - was added to the Translation Sites section on the Favorites page - emojipedia is an emoji reference website, which lists the different meanings and common usage of emoji characters, as well as showing how emoji's look different from different services & providers
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