Have you ever had your identity stolen? If you haven’t, consider yourself lucky. On a daily basis we hear reports of someone stealing a credit card, hijacking bank accounts, or creating false online profiles. One thing is clear: Cyber criminals are constantly trying to steal our personal information…and this information often ends up on a […]
For those of you who never served as a juror, one of the first things that the judge instructs the jury on is not to look at any media. This includes Social Media. However, this is not always taken seriously, as was the events during the El Chapo case. It is serious enough where it […]
DIY platforms and other data gathering programs are great, but before you consider them to be inaccurate or not helpful, keep in mind that they are only as good as the person using them for research.
What is Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)? Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is defined as data and information that is collected legally from open and publicly available resources. Obtaining the information doesn’t require any type of secretive method and is retrieved in a manner that is legal and meets copyright requirements. The Internet has all the information […]
Emojis are now a part of our culture and are being used as a way to communicate everything from emotions to soliciting drugs. Marketers are going as far as to mine emojis in social media the same way they mine data; to determine the emotion behind a brand. Some speculate it will morph into a […]