Open Source Intelligence Techniques: Resources for Searching and Analyzing Online Information

Open Source Intelligence Techniques: Resources for Searching and Analyzing Online Information

by Michael Bazzell

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Open Source Intelligence Techniques: Resources for Searching and Analyzing Online Information by Michael Bazzell

Completely Rewritten Sixth Edition Sheds New Light on Open Source Intelligence Collection and Analysis


Author Michael Bazzell has been well known in government circles for his ability to locate personal information about any target through Open Source Intelligence (OSINT). In this book, he shares his methods in great detail. Each step of his process is explained throughout twenty-five chapters of specialized websites, software solutions, and creative search techniques. Over 250 resources are identified with narrative tutorials and screen captures. This book will serve as a reference guide for anyone that is responsible for the collection of online content. It is written in a hands-on style that encourages the reader to execute the tutorials as they go. The search techniques offered will inspire analysts to "think outside the box" when scouring the internet for personal information. Much of the content of this book has never been discussed in any publication. Always thinking like a hacker, the author has identified new ways to use various technologies for an unintended purpose. This book will greatly improve anyone's online investigative skills. Among other techniques, you will learn how to locate:


Hidden Social Network Content
Cell Phone Subscriber Information
Deleted Websites & Posts
Missing Facebook Profile Data
Full Twitter Account Data
Alias Social Network Profiles
Free Investigative Software
Useful Browser Extensions
Alternative Search Engine Results
Website Owner Information
Photo GPS & Metadata
Live Streaming Social Content
Social Content by Location
IP Addresses of Users
Additional User Accounts
Sensitive Documents & Photos
Private Email Addresses
Duplicate Video Posts
Mobile App Network Data
Unlisted Addresses & #s
Public Government Records
Document Metadata
Rental Vehicle Contracts
Online Criminal Activity
Personal Radio Communications
Compromised Email Information
Automated Collection Solutions
Linux Investigative Programs
Dark Web Content (Tor)
Restricted YouTube Content
Hidden Website Details
Vehicle Registration Details

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781984201577
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/26/2018
Pages: 476
Sales rank: 85,406
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.96(d)

About the Author

Michael Bazzell spent 18 years as a government computer crime investigator. During the majority of that time, he was assigned to the FBI's Cyber Crimes Task Force where he focused on open source intelligence, cyber-crime cases, and personal data removal methods. As an active investigator for multiple organizations, he has been involved in numerous high-tech criminal investigations including online child solicitation, child abduction, kidnapping, cold-case homicide, terrorist threats, and high-level computer intrusions. He has trained thousands of individuals in the use of his investigative techniques and privacy control strategies. He also served as the technical advisor for the first season of the television hacker drama Mr. Robot. His books Open Source Intelligence Techniques and Hiding from the Internet have been best sellers in both the United States and Europe. They are used by several government agencies as training manuals for intelligence gathering and securing personal information.

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