TraceLabs – OSINT to find missing people

Capteurs Ouverts is launching a new serie of articles in between open-source research pieces called The Interview. Because we strongly believe the OSINT community is in fast expansion and made of very different people, different approaches, we are giving the floor to those who fell into the rabbit hole to understand what they are doing and how. __________________________________________________________________ Could you please introduce yourself for Capteurs … Continuer de lire TraceLabs – OSINT to find missing people

Hunting Jihadists

Capteurs Ouverts is launching a new serie of articles in between open-source research pieces called The Interview. Because we strongly believe the OSINT community is in fast expansion and made of very different people, different approaches, we are giving the floor to those who fell into the rabbit hole to understand what they are doing and how. For this special interview, Capteurs Ouverts has been … Continuer de lire Hunting Jihadists

An operator with multiple faces

Strangely enough in the past three months we were in one way or another dragged into discussions with other Twittos about a darker and more offensive side of the cyber world, in which open-source research plays a critical role: the use of avatars or sock-puppets to gather information from very specific groups or to be more « scientific »: cyber humint. This is a fascinating discipline which … Continuer de lire An operator with multiple faces

Linkedin, a social engineering paradise

In October, the two French intelligence agencies issued a warning through traditional media about the risk pf senior executives and senior civil servants being approached by Chinese intelligence services on Linkedin. Their objectives: to recruit well-positioned sources or agents to answer without knowing (or maybe with their full knowledge and consent but that’s another debate not happening on this blog) to questions regarding key strategic … Continuer de lire Linkedin, a social engineering paradise

A closer look at the Night Wolves European HQ in Slovakia

In the middle of this summer Slovak and international media reported that a group of bikers affiliated with the Night Wolves, a Russian biker gang openly supporting Vladimir Putin, under economic sanctions and allegedly acting as a militia in Ukraine, set up a sort of military base camp housing old tanks and military equipment in Dolna Krupa, a village 70km away from Bratislava, the Slovak … Continuer de lire A closer look at the Night Wolves European HQ in Slovakia