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Welcome to the first episode of December 2020! With big list of tips on tools, sharing knowledge about KML, shadows and social media.

Just one more episode to go before my monthly leave kicks in, and so many great articles and links have been shared the last week! It feels like everybody is sharin...

This week we're jumping from social media to drugs, and from technical articles and API's to domain information.

What a great week it has been! So many great tips, websites, tools, articles and tweets this week. It's sometimes nearly impossible for me to send out a finished 'Week in OSINT', since...

The last newsletter before taking a long break, with some new articles, tutorials and sites for you to play with!

As stated in last week's newsletter, I'm going to enjoy a little break. Every year I'm taking some time off during the holidays and Christmas, and this year is no exception. I want to...

A second part on my journey into the world of Google ID's

In December last year I think I wrote one of my most successful articles yet, on how to trace a possible identity via a Gmail address. But life and work happened, and even though I discovered a lot more things, I never had the time and po...

This week: Synonames and searching, verification and Flickr, dumps and digital detectives.

Monday morning, and no matter what happens, I'll keep on writing this weekly overview. Mostly because I love it, and it actually forces me to actively find new and interesting things. At times there are tool...

A short update on the weekly OSINT landscape, from OpSec fails to open source data for journalists.

Hello all! Last week was quite an update, but after that life and work happened again, so time to keep it a bit more simple. Here are some really nice topics I’ve encountered last week:

  • OpSec an...
The year 2020 has started, and Week in OSINT is back! Time to bring some tools, tips and tricks to your screen!

When I started this newsletter in May 2018, about 80 or so episodes ago, I couldn’t suspect what impact this would have on my life. Throughout the last two years I’ve been lucky to meet...

After my ‘Week in OSINT #2019–49’ went live, I received questions about Google userID’s, how you can find them and what you can actually do with them. So I decided it was time to write a short article about it.

Update: On May 25, 2020 I posted part II with some more hints and tips.