Tag Archives: Instagram

Risk Monitoring: Instagram & Predictive Intelligence

by Matthew Golabek Today’s world has people afraid, angry, and traumatized by both COVID-19 and global events. It makes our jobs as investigators difficult. Fear of offending someone or being characterized as falsely reporting something has started to affect security—in and out of uniform. If a protest group is terrorizing the neighborhood or burning down […]

How to Track down Images & People with OSINT Tools

As OSINT investigators, we need to be aware of the hundreds of social media platforms connecting millions of users daily. Some platforms, such as Facebook, require a real-life person to be associated with a personal account. Others, such as Instagram and Twitter, can be created in minutes, and a user can hide behind a made-up handle like […]

Stolen Images Equals Stolen Brands

Brand Value Similar to a stolen name—and often more valuable—is your client’s image with an alternate name. What if I took the Ford image and made a fake account such as this: Instagram.com/f0rd Looks exactly like it should, no? But notice the capital 0 (o) in FORD is actually a zero instead of an O. Name […]