20190210 OSINTCurious Podcast

An episode of OSINTCurious

By OSINTCurious
Being OSINTcurious is just that; you have that urge to click on everything you find (except for malicious links and emails, of course!) and you want to investigate how a tool or script works and why it does what it does. It is the investigative curiosity that helps people be successful in OSINT.

And you’re not alone. We discovered that, having that curiosity helped us in our work. Because we wanted to share our curiosity with you and continue to build an online OSINT community, we founded osintcurio.us.

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Episode 22: Lorando Bodo talks OSINT for counter-terrorism, Extreme Privacy, OSINT for Maritime Intelligence and more!
People in this Episode: Micah Dutch_Osintguy Ginsberg5150 Kirby (voice only) And our special OSINT Curious member and guest : Lorand Bodo (@lorandbodo) Links to what we discussed: https://gijn.org/citizen-investigation-guide/ Micah – Reading Bazzell’s Extreme Privacy book. https://inteltechniques.com/book7.html OSINT Curious Instagram Search second blog post – https://osintcurio.us/2019/10/01/searching-instagram-part-2/ https://medium.com/@raebaker/osint-on-the-ocean-maritime-intelligence-gathering-techniques-2ee39e554fe1 https://twitter.com/dutch_osintguy/status/1177582383069061124?s=21 https://www.amazon.com/How-Disappear-Digital-Footprint-without-ebook/dp/B00MJD7AN6 Links from Lorand’s interview: Terrorism and Radicalisation Research Dashboard: https://start.me/p/OmExgb/terrorism-radicalisation-research-dashboard Tech Against Terrorism: https://techagainstterrorism.org https://Twitter.com/techvsterrorism (@techvsterrorism) Press release: Launching an updated version of Jihadology.net: https://www.techagainstterrorism.org/2019/04/10/press-release-10th-april-2019-launching-an-updated-version-of-jihadology-to-limit-terrorist-exploitation-of-the-site/ Press release: Terrorist Content Analytics Platform (TCAP): https://www.techagainstterrorism.org/2019/06/27/press-release-tech-against-terrorism-awarded-grant-by-the-government-of-canada-to-build-terrorist-content-analytics-platform/ Tech Against Terrorism Podcast: https://www.techagainstterrorism.fm/ Self Promotion: https://tweakers.net/partners/meet-ups2019/968/watisopensourceintelligence/ Dutch OSINT Guy at tweakers xl privacy & security summit November 2, 2019 SANS SEC487 upcoming classes in Sydney, Atlanta, Washington DC – https://sans.org/sec487 Kirby is speaking at IAFCINY this week and at Osmosiscon next week
October 8, 2019
Episode 21: Live demo of mindmapping with Datascraper and Casefile and more...
Webcast 20190922 – #21 People in this Episode Micah Dutch_OsintGuy Links to things we discussed: Tetris Challenge gives insight in governmental gear Airbnb – Reverse OSINT with Your Public Information Youtube tests user profile cards that show users comment history Blog on OSINT and psychology and bias Twitter thread with step by step OSINT methodology on identifying a location with detained protesters in Xinjiang Live demo Dutch_OsintGuy & Micah Live demo shows how one can use Mindmapping software to keep track of your investigative steps and thoughts. Second part of the live demo shows how you can grab data with Instant Datascraper and visualize this data with Maltego Casefile. Live demo shows this software: Xmind mindmapping Instant Datascraper Maltego Casefile Self Promotion: Micah – SANS SEC487 trainings all over the world Dutch_OsintGuy – Infosecurity.nl conference 30 & 31 Oct
September 30, 2019
Episode 20: Special guest Somdev Sangwan, Facebook dating, researching photos from a tweet, and more!
People in this Episode: Kirby DutchOSINTGuy Technisette (Voice only) Micah And our special guest: Somdev Sangwan (@s0md3v on Twitter) https://s0md3v.github.io/ https://github.com/s0md3v Links to things we discussed: https://www.amazon.com/Learn-Python-Hard-Way-Introduction/dp/0134692888/ref=sr_1_3?crid=3QYDZ0CFODOKV&keywords=learn+python+3+the+hard+way&qid=1567967349&s=books&sprefix=learn+pytho%2Cstripbooks%2C282&sr=1-3 Book on how to learn Python 3 Prgramming https://www.truecaller.com/ Looking up Phone numbers https://www.applyzer.com/?mmenu=worldcharts Comparing populair apps Facebook dating…now with Secret Crush! – https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2019/09/facebook-dating/ Nico – Tip: Another great Chrome extension by @OsintSupport LinkedIn Email reverse Lookup osint.support/#linkedin Results of our OSINTCurious online survey? Trump tweeting Iran photo and then people doing research to find out what satellite it came from – https://twitter.com/N_Waters89/status/1167730897384333312 & https://sattrackcam.blogspot.com/2019/09/image-from-trump-tweet-identified-as.html DerbyCon OSINT CTF – Our own Josh Huff competed – https://twitter.com/sevillage/status/1170390783859539970 Bazzell writing 7th edition of OSINT book – https://twitter.com/IntelTechniques/status/1167446287228100609 “Writing has begun…The 7th edition of my #OSINT book will be released in early 2020. Self Promotion: Micah – SANS OSINT Summit in Virginia, USA, February 2020. CFP open now (link on the right side of page). Tickets on sale too. https://www.sans.org/event/osint-summit-2020 LE 30% discount OSINTLAW20 Kirby will be speaking at Osmosiscon in October: https://www.osmosiscon.com/ Dutch_osintguy will be speaking at infosecurity.nl in October
September 11, 2019
Episode 19: Guest "InfosecSherpa", enumerating phone numbers, AI and social media and more...
People in this episode: Ginsberg5150 DutchOSINTGuy Sector035 (Voice only) Kirby (first half only) And our special guest: Tracy Maleeff (@InfoSecSherpa on Twitter) https://nuzzel.com/InfoSecSherpa https://medium.com/@InfoSecSherpa Links to things we discussed: https://www.martinvigo.com/email2phonenumber/ – a tool to enumerate possible phone numbers https://ilovaisk.forensic-architecture.org – how machine learning was used to sift through social media https://github.com/twintproject/twint – new version of Twint https://firms.modaps.eosdis.nasa.gov/map/ – finding fires from space https://darknetlive.com – darknet markets/forums etc – GONZO osint.team https://yippy.com – AI OSINT Cluster search engine https://sphere.tenebris.cc/index.html – a privacy aware browser https://osintcurio.us/2019/08/19/making-sense-of-osint-cell-tower-data-for-dfir/ Guest blog about Cell towers and how to map out the information https://osintcurio.us/2019/08/22/the-new-facebook-graph-search-part-1/ Facebook graphs explained part 1 https://osintcurio.us/2019/08/22/the-new-facebook-graph-search-part-2/ Facebook graphs explained part 2 https://osintcurio.us/2019/08/15/json-and-common-web-encodings-demystified/ – Most common web encodings explained Self Promotion: Blogpost by Sector035 and MwOsint about tracing a phone scam https://keyfindings.blog/2019/08/25/unravelling-the-norton-scam-final-chapter/
September 1, 2019
Episode 18: Guest "OSINTEssentials", SXSWi, "How to Search" and more!
Show notes at https://osintcurio.us/webcast-2019072... People in this episode: - Ginsberg5150 - DutchOSINTGuy - Technisette (Voice only) - Sector035 (Voice only) - And our special guest: Osintessentials a.k.a Eoghan Sweeney Links to things we discussed: - We have a new Patreon https://www.patreon.com/osintcurious - We have applied to be a part of sxsw! Please visit https://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/96637 and vote for us to do a live webcast recording at SXSW 2020! - Lorand’s Article https://osintcurio.us/2019/07/15/how-... - S0mdev made a great bitcoin visualisation tool https://github.com/s0md3v/Orbit - https://gofindwho.com/ osint resources - https://web.br.de/interaktiv/winnti/e... great article and step by step OSINT research article about a hacker group targeting German industry - More tools added to https://intelx.io/ among it a new CSE by Francesco Poldi - Instagram Explorer helps explore Instagram pages https://www.osintcombine.com/instagra... - https://skimagram.com/ instagram tool - Shoutout to the Bellingcat podcast https://overcast.fm/itunes1472354896/... Self Promotion: - Dutch_osintguy will be speaking both days at https://www.infosecurity.nl/?lang=EN 30-31 Oct 2019  - Ginsberg5150 will be speaking at Hacker Halted 10-11 Oct 2019 - Sector035 will be holding a workshop on ADS-B at https://www.disruptionlab.org/citizen... and will be part of the live Quiztime crew at https://gijc2019.org/
August 7, 2019
Episode 17: Special Edition interview with the Trace Labs team after completion of the Global CTF
Webcast no.17 recorded on 2019/07/21    People in this episode:  Micah Hoffman (WebBreacher)  Ginsberg5150  Sector035 (Voice only)  Kirby Plessas  Special Guests from Trace Labs     Adrian Korn     James Liolios       Robert Sell   Links to things we discussed:  In this special episode of the OSINT Curious webcast we interviewed three people from the Trace Labs organization that conducts regional and global online, OSINT Capture The Flag (CTF) contests.  Audience and Trace Labs member Rae wrote a blog post describing her experiences with the Global Online CTF: https://medium.com/@raebaker/finding-...  The OSINT Curious Project has applied to do a live webcast at the SXSW conference in 2020. Stay tuned to our social media and web site so that you can help get us there!  We just began a Patreon campaign (https://www.patreon.com/osintcurious) where you can help support our Project.
July 22, 2019
Episode 16: news about Trace Labs CTF, reverse search for pixellated images, Intelx.io updates and CyberChef demo!
Webcast no.16 recorded on 2019/07/14 (We record live every other Sunday! Join us! Find the link at Osintcurio.us!) In episode 16 of the OSINTCurious webcast we discuss: People in this episode:     Micah Hoffman (WebBreacher)     Ginsberg5150     Sector035 (Voice only) Links to things we discussed:     TraceLabs.org – Global online OSINT CTF     The OSINT.Team site is back up (https://osint.team) with 2FA (Two Factor Authentication) and SSO (Single Sign On) using either a Twitter or a Github account. A Patreon account exists for donations to keep this resource going (patreon.com/user?u=21892179)     @Y_vdw – Blog post on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram searching https://medium.com/@luga/finding-pict...     @s0md3v is a regular attendee of the webcast. He posted about reverse web search for pixelated images – https://medium.com/@somdevsangwan/deb...     BBC Africa OSINT on the Sudan massacre (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT IN THE VIDEO) – https://twitter.com/BBCAfrica/status/...     Micah was on the Recorded Future/Cyber Wire podcast and spoke about OSINT and the OSINTCurious project- https://www.recordedfuture.com/podcas...     David Mashburn (@d_mashburn) gave a talk on “OSINT: Not Just Offensive” at the SANS Blue Team Summit recently – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkIte... TraceLabs.org –     Listener Chris J. (@rattis) asked about our take on YouTube enforcing its restrictions on hosting “hacking” videos.     The IntelX.io site released some updates (v4) to their OSINT tools that are becoming similar to IntelTechniques’s old page.     Micah demoed using the amazing (and free!) CyberChef tool (https://gchq.github.io/CyberChef/) to decode Base64 encoded content and extract selectors from text     The 2020 SANS OSINT summit has been announced in Virgina, USA in February 2020 – https://www.sans.org/event/osint-summ...     Some Dutch OSINTians (their word…not ours 🙂 ) had the second #Docon in The Netherlands recently. They are going to try to make the next one open to the public https://twitter.com/dutch_osintguy/st...     Listener questions! Self Promotion:     Sector035 is indexing the https://medium.com/week-in-osint posts.     Ginsberg gave shout outs to SecKC, OSINT.Team, and OSINTCurio.us     Micah will be in California for a bunch of time in the coming weeks teaching his SANS SEC487 OSINT class. Spaces are still available to join him in person!
July 16, 2019
Episode 15 with special guest Katelyn “Badass” Bowden
 Recorded live on 2019/06/30 - to be part of our live audience, visit osintcurio.us and click on Webcast In episode 15 of the OSINTCurious webcast we discuss: Links to things we discussed: - Twitter getting rid of “precise geotagging”: https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/19/18... - New blog post by Daniel Miessler about Amass: https://danielmiessler.com/study/amass/, Link to the GitHub repo: https://github.com/OWASP/Amass - New search tool for TikTok: https://www.osintcombine.com/tiktok-q... - DarkLight, a Dark web scraper: https://github.com/bunseokbot/darklight, With an invite only web front: https://darklight.kr/recent - Facebooks ad library with current and historical advertisement data: https://www.facebook.com/ads/library/ - TraceLabs is organizing another global CTF: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/trace-lab... - OSINT Mentoring - Listener questions answered! People in this episode: Ginsberg5150 Sector035 Technisette Kirby Plessas Nico, Dutch OSINT Guy  Katelyn Bowden (badassbowden) - SPECIAL Guest!
July 3, 2019
20190616 Episode 14 of the OSINTCurious Podcast
Webcast no.14 released on 2019/06/16 In episode 14 of the OSINTCurious webcast we discuss:   Links to things we discussed:  IntelTechniques.com tools are now behind a pay wall      https://intelx.io/tools are similar to the tools that used to be on IntelTechniques.com   Facebook Graph Search changes  Pipl.com becoming paid only Discussion on the OSINT community now having to step up their game in general. IntelTechnique tools are gone, Pipl.com is now paid, Facebook graph search is different. It all means that we need to re-focus and adjust.   Mozilla Paid Model - https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/10/18660344/firefox-subscription-paid-service-vpn-cloud-storage-release-date Layer8 Wrap Up      Micah's Layer8 talk - 6, 10MinuteTip Videos and a blog post on his blog      Ginsberg ran TraceLabs.org OSINT CTF and they were successful      Next year conference continues to grow and evolve  https://www.jpost.com/International/Concerned-users-worry-as-Twitter-suspends-several-OSINT-news-accounts-592663 @Bellingcat to release a 100+ page update report on MH17 this coming week  @noneprivacy's blog post on twint https://pielco11.ovh/posts/twint-osint/  Update on Invid https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/fake-video-news-debunker/mhccpoafgdgbhnjfhkcmgknndkeenfhe Ludo Block VPN thread - https://twitter.com/ludoblock/status/1137346804465446912 https://www.niemanlab.org/2019/06/the-new-york-times-has-a-course-to-teach-its-reporters-data-skills-and-now-theyve-open-sourced-it https://spyingchallenge.com/en/2019-edition/ People in this episode:   Kirby Plessas   Micah Hoffman    Nico, Dutch OSINT Guy    Steve Harris (nixintel) - SPECIAL Guest!
June 17, 2019
20190602 Episode 13 of the OSINTCurious Podcast
Webcast no.13 broadcast live on 2019/06/02  See us live - visit OSINTCurio.us for broadcast information In episode 13 of the OSINTCurious webcast we discuss:  Links to things we discussed: -  https://speech2face.github.io/ https://stalker-stories.com/ https://plessas.net/facebookmatrix https://www.cyberscoop.com/cybercrime-hacking-forums-exploit-digital-shadows/ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/secret_spectacles_migrant_spy https://github.com/woj-ciech/LeakLooker SpiderFoot HX Beta Closing 6.25.19 - https://spiderfoot.net https://www.rtl-sdr.com/a-more-in-depth-look-at-the-tunisian-rtl-sdr-espionage-story/ https://nixintel.info/osint/using-gap-analysis-to-keep-osint-investigations-on-track/ http://removeddit.com http://ceddit.com (Go to a reddit thread and change the "r" in reddit to a "c" to make it ceddit.com and it'll look for deleted content in the thread.) https://www.resavr.com/ https://medium.com/week-in-osint/week-in-osint-2019-21-f8c8584106c7 https://twitter.com/hackermaderas/status/1131335246706819073 https://github.com/redhuntlabs/Awesome-Asset-Discovery People in this episode: ▪ Kirby Plessas ▪ Ginsberg5150
June 14, 2019
20190519 OSINTCurious Podcast with Special Guest MWOSINT!
Things we discussed in Episode 12: A blog post about fighting the disinformation The OSINT-Combine Social Lens, that lets you search in an area for posts by Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and Facebook A new browser add-on for reverse image searches and in addition to that an archive search tool: A good dark web search engine from the surface web Shout-out to the @TheBADASS_army - that sounds like another great OSINT For Good group. from @GIJN: How to pinpoint the location of persons of interest on @instagram, using the case study of fugitive Shahin Gheiybe, who is on the Dutch “Most Wanted” list Shout-out to https://osint.team Darkweb shakeup https://iaca-darkweb-tools.com/ is back Deepdotweb is gone - so is darkwebnews.com (but not seized?) There is a news blog called https://darknetlive.com trying to fill that space.  FreshOnions seems to be back online, now with a v3 address: http://vps7nsnlz3n4ckiie5evi5oz2znes7... People in this episode: Kirby Plessas Sector035 Ginsberg5150 Micah Hoffman Dutch Osint Guy and Special Gues MW-OSINT! For links and shownotes, visit OSINTCurious and watch the webcast on Youtube. Watch us live every other Sunday!
May 22, 2019
20190505 OSINTCurious Podcast with Special Guest Daniel Clemens of ShadowDragon.io
Episode 11 of the webcast Watch on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MR6yg0w-B8Y People in this episode: Micah Hoffman Dutch Osint Guy Sector035 (Voice only) Technisette Kirbstr and special guest Daniel Clemens! Links to things we discussed: Sector035’s blog post on calculating distances of objects on photos –https://osintcurio.us/2019/04/30/geometry-in-image-forensics/ Sector035’s Medium article on OpenData – https://medium.com/@sector035/week-in-osint-2019-17-1214c7044a60 Article on ‘deepface’ photos, artificially generated mugshots of nonexistent people –https://www.fastcompany.com/90332538/meet-the-fake-people-who-will-soon-crowd-your-timelines-deepface Article on the changes in regard to cover and open intelligence gathering and how agencies must adapt – https://twitter.com/dutch_osintguy/status/1122593433133178880 https://twitter.com/AricToler/status/1123677155643351047 A discussion on how many women are in the OSINT/InfoSec field MWOsint’s tweet about attribution in a case of defacement – https://twitter.com/mwosint/status/1123926120393474049 A tweet on how publicly available traffic fine information can give some background on an accident – https://twitter.com/schep_/status/1123927408724324352 Links during question time: We talked with Daniel Clemens (@DanielClemens_ on Twitter) about his company ShadowDragon (https://shadowdragon.io/) that provides tools for modern digital investigations. Of course we talked about his work for DeliverFund, a non-profit organisation that is fighting human trafficking.
May 9, 2019
20190428 OSINTCurious Podcast
Webcast no.10 released on 2019/04/28   Watch on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOzrb__Zt0c In episode 10 of the osintcurious webcast we discuss:   - OSINT tool - https://github.com/lulz3xploit/Little...  - FreshOnions Tor service goes up and down.  - DutchOsintGuy's blog post on OSINT Operational Security  - Ludo Block tweeted about Dustin Miller's outstanding Twitter Machine Learning thread for un-redacting content using Machine Learning.  - Defcon Recon Village CFP is now open for Las Vegas!   - Bellingcat article about Poway shooting and 8chan -  - Email validation web site   - Peabody award for BBCAfrica story on the killings in Cameroon   - Kenn White's tweet about Docker's breach and what is could mean for OSINT researchers    People in this episode:   ▪ Micah Hoffman   ▪ Dutch Osint Guy   ▪ Sector035   Links to what was discussed can be found here: https://osintcurio.us/webcast/ #osintcurious #osint #opsec #pentest   The official webcast of the OSINTCurious (https://osintcurio.us/) community.
May 9, 2019
20190407 OSINTCurious Podcast with special guest Chris Kucbecka
Webcast no.9 released on 2019/03/24  In episode 9 of the OSINTCurious webcast we discuss:   An older but still very relevant article by theGrugq about influencing public opinions.  A new article by Brenna Smith (Bellingcat) about tracking cryptocurrencies.   Blog raising awareness about operations security in public by Matthias Wilson Chinese woman arrested carrying a USB stick with malware in Mar-A-Lago   The uprising of ‘deepfakes’ and the risk that involve this uprising for conducting OSINT research  And we have special Guest Chris Kucbecka, Author of two OSINT books. She tells us about the type of OSINT research she does and gives us a hands on demo on how to leverage valuable information from Censys.io.   People in this episode:   ▪ Micah Hoffman   ▪ Dutch Osint Guy   ▪ Ginsberg5150   ▪ Sector035   ▪ Chris Kubecka   Links to what was discussed can be found here: https://osintcurio.us/webcast/  The official webcast of the OSINTCurious (https://osintcurio.us/) community.
April 9, 2019
20190324 OSINTCurious Webcast
The official podcast of the OSINTCurious (https://osintcurio.us/) community. Visit https://osintcurio.us/webcast/ for the links to what we discussed. In this video: Dutch_OsintGuy, Micah Hoffman, and Ginsberg5150.
March 25, 2019
20190310 OSINTCurious Podcast
The official podcast of the OSINTCurious (https://osintcurio.us/) community. Visit https://osintcurio.us/webcast/ for the links to what we discussed. In this video: Dutch_OsintGuy, Micah Hoffman, Kirby Plessas, Sector035, Technisette, Ginsberg5150, and special guest, Justin Seitz!
March 13, 2019
20190224 OSINTCurious Podcast
The official webcast of the OSINTCurious (https://osintcurio.us/) community. Visit https://osintcurio.us/webcast/ for the links to what we discussed. In this video: Dutch_OsintGuy, Micah Hoffman, and Ginsberg5150.
March 1, 2019
20190210 OSINTCurious Podcast
The official podcast of the OSINTCurious (https://osintcurio.us/) community. Visit https://osintcurio.us/webcast/ for the links to what we discussed. In this episode: Dutch_OsintGuy, Kirby Plessas, Micah Hoffman, Sector035, and Technisette.
February 14, 2019
20190127 OSINTCurious Webcast
The official webcast of the OSINTCurious (https://osintcurio.us/) community. Visit https://osintcurio.us/webcast/ for the links to what we discussed.
February 4, 2019
20190120 OSINTCurious Webcast (remastered)
The official webcast of the OSINTCurious (https://osintcurio.us/) community. Visit https://osintcurio.us/webcast/ for the links to what we discussed.
February 4, 2019
20190113 OSINTCurious Webcast/Podcast
The official webcast of the OSINTCurious (https://osintcurio.us/) community. Visit https://osintcurio.us/webcast/ for the links to what we discussed.   In this video: Dutch_OsintGuy, Kirby Plessas (voice-only), Sector035 (voice-only), Ginsberg5150, Josh Huff (voice-only), and Micah Hoffman
January 15, 2019
20190106 OSINTCurious Webcast
The first official webcast/podcast of the OSINTCurious (osintcurio.us/) community. In this episode, we discuss current events, how the OSINTCurious project evolved, and more! Links are below. In this podcast: Dutch_OsintGuy, Kirby Plessas, Sector035, Ginsberg5150, Technisette, and Micah Hoffman Visit osintcurio.us/webcast/ for the links to what we discussed.
January 15, 2019
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