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Every day I write about #osint (Open Source Intelligence) tools and techniques. Also little bit about forensics and cybersecurity in general. Work in @netlas_io
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Oct 17, 2023 16 tweets 7 min read
#socmint cheatsheets from @Haax9_:

Amazon & Digital Ocean Buckets

🧵🧵🧵⬇️⬇️ Google OSINT Cheatsheet


⚠️Some techniques may be outdated or may not work for all accounts⚠️…
Aug 20, 2023 17 tweets 10 min read
15 reverse face image search tips

- search engines
- AI image editing tools to enhance the quality of search results
- how to reverse face image search without photos
- quick face search on video
- protect yourself


#osint #socmint Image When searching on Google, use not only Lens, but also the OLD image search (which gives very different results). You can access it using this tool:

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Mar 17, 2023 7 tweets 6 min read
Is it possible to use neural networks to create a whole series of photos of one person for a fake social network profile ("sock puppet")?

I show by examples the possible way of solving the problem (this is not an easy way ).

🧵🧵🧵 In order to successfully pretend to be another person on the Internet, you need a series of photos in different places and different clothes. But it's a lot of work to make these (even with AI).

First, let's create a photo of a person's face.…
Mar 17, 2023 10 tweets 4 min read
Sometimes I do threads about members of the OSINT-community. For example, you may have already read about @Sox0j or @rly0nheart.

Today I want to talk about 9 tools lists made by @SerScorza, #osint and #dfir specialist from Italy.

Mar 8, 2023 8 tweets 8 min read
The #osint community includes participants from all over the world and every country has something to learn from.

6 tips for working with presentations and video reports in foreign languages

(1/7)🧵🧵🧵 You can take the easy way and just translate the presentation file using one of the many online services:…

But often this leads to poor quality results. But for some situations it is quite good.

Feb 25, 2023 16 tweets 12 min read
Tools for video📽️ analysis

Basic online tools to help you use information from videos more effectively in your #osint investigations:

- text extraction
- deepfake detection
- instant identification of key frames
- metadata view

and more.

(1/15)🧵 Often investigators have to deal with videos that are posted on various sites. Download them to your computer using these services:

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tiktok:
Vimeo and others:

Feb 10, 2023 14 tweets 12 min read
REDDIT tools 🧵🧵🧵

10 web services and command line tools to help you search, collect and analyse data from Reddit more efficiently.

#socmint #osint #reddit Image Many people don't find the search interface on Reddit user-friendly and use third-party search tools:

Better Reddit Search
Reddit Search Tool
Reddit Search
Pushshift Reddit Search ImageImageImageImage
Feb 9, 2023 14 tweets 10 min read
8 tools to help find, read and analyse research papers


This thread will help you find answers to your questions more quickly and effectively from the most reliable sources.

Ask a question and get an answer in the form of a list of research papers. Each one will have a text that refers to your question + the service will generate a summary of all the articles at once

Elicit analyses data from 175 million documents

Jan 31, 2023 14 tweets 11 min read
11 simple and well-known Google Maps Tips.

Check how many of them you know.

Useful for #osint and beyond

🧵🧵🧵 One of the quickest ways to view Google Maps is to type "map" + address or the name of a place of interest into the Google search box.

Dec 24, 2022 5 tweets 6 min read
Open Source Software Insight

Amazing service that allows to analyze developers and repositories data based on more than 5 billion (!) #Github Events.

(1/4)🧵🧵⬇️⬇️ Get info about Github user:

Public activities overview

Pushes, issues, issues_comments, pull_request, code reviews and review_comments statistics for each repository

Star hitstory

Contribution trends

and more.

Nov 16, 2022 4 tweets 5 min read
Due to recent events, some Kali Linux tool creators now have Mastodon accounts (@epi052) (@IvreRocks) (@seemoolab) (@r00t0v3rr1d3) (@droethlisberger)
⬇️🧵 (@iagox86) (@lcamtuf) (@metasploit) (@hdmoore) (@ErrataRob) (@adulau) (@TychoTithonus)
Nov 12, 2022 6 tweets 10 min read
18 #OSINT Medium bloggers

If you're interested in OSINT but don't use Medium, consider taking a closer look at this platform.

Here's 18 blogs by investigative journalists, cyber-threat investigators, and OSINT enthusiasts. Most of them you probably know from Twitter

🧵⬇️ @intel_inquirer @wondersmith_rae @InfoSecSherpa @ChristinaLekati @officer_cia @DFRLab

Oct 4, 2022 9 tweets 6 min read
DuckDuck Go search

In this thread I will show you how the #python library "duckduckgo_search" works.
You can use it to automate regular searches in DuckDuckGo, as well as searches for images, videos, news, objects on a maps, and even text translation.… Image This code allows web pages to be searched automatically by DuckDuckGo. You can configure keywords, search region and number of sites.

The results will show links, headings and some of the text of the pages.

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Sep 23, 2022 11 tweets 11 min read
Tools to increase the efficiency of working with MAPSs in #osint (more exact #geoint)

Quick basic thread

(1/10)🧵 Image These tools will help you measure the area of individual map sections (in square and polygon form), the radius of circle on the map, the distance between points of complex routes, etc.…

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Sep 22, 2022 10 tweets 6 min read
In the comments on my tool collection, I get asked all the time if it's there as a page on Start me.

Yes, there is such a tradition among the #osint community. But I don't plan to use Start me

Github is the best place to store any tool collection

7 reasons why I think so🧵 1. Every Github user can make a fork of the collection and modify it at will🧵

I think this opportunity is fully consistent with the ideology of the free dissemination of knowledge, which I try to follow
Sep 7, 2022 5 tweets 5 min read
One of the best ways to improve reverse image search results is refine the site in the query.

For example, if you know there is a hotel in the picture, add to the uploaded image:

Examples of sites to improve reverse image for different objects 🧵⬇️ HOTELS

hotels com
booking com
tripadvisor com
expedia com


railcolornews com
trains com
rrpicturearchives net
railarchive net


busworld org
urban-transport-magazine com
gondolaproject com (for unusual transport)

Sep 6, 2022 5 tweets 5 min read
How to automated search YouTube videos with Python without using API key?

Use this package…


⬇️🧵 Image You can also use this package to search for YouTube channels by keywords.

🧵⬆️⬇️ #osintautomation Image
Aug 26, 2022 12 tweets 10 min read
WARC (Web ARChive) for #osint and more

Quick basic guide (1/11) 🧵

(WARC - the general format for webarchiving, which is used by, the Australian Web Archive, and many other well-known Internet archives) The WARC (Web ARChive) file format offers a convention for concatenating multiple resource records (data objects), each consisting of a set of simple text headers and an arbitrary data block into one long file (с).

More details:…

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Aug 22, 2022 7 tweets 7 min read

Unofficial(!) #Python library for automation work with IntelTechniques Search Tools

Quick review with code examples 🧵⬇️

#osint First, the BazzellPy generates quick links to gather information about social network accounts:
Twitter (pic 1)
Instagram (2)
Facebook (3)

Bazzellpy 🧵⬇️⬆️
Aug 17, 2022 7 tweets 6 min read

(Yet Another Google Seatch #python library)

"Simulates real human Google search behavior to prevent rate limiting by Google and if HTTP 429 blocked by Google, logic to back off and continue trying" (c)…

Quick manual 🧵⬇️ 1. (check that you have Python and PyPi installed)

2. Install Yagooglesearch:

pip install yagooglesearch

Aug 15, 2022 6 tweets 5 min read

#opensource #python library for scraping tweets (by user, by hashtag, by keyword). NO LOGIN OR API KEY REQUIRED.…

Quick manual 🧵🧵🧵⬇️ 1. (check that you have Python and PyPi installed)

2. Install Stweet:

pip install -U stweet

3. Create file main․py and copy code from README․md into it (view pic)