Website Investigations Flow

Website Investigations: Process & Techniques

Website investigations follow a basic, logical flow. The launching point tends to be a domain or an IP address. The endpoint is usually identification of the operator or finding enforcement options. But, what happens in between these points varies by investigator and website. This post outlines a standardized process that guides new hires through website […]

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Facebook People Search: 5 Tips for Getting Started

So, you found a Profile on Facebook.  Now, where do I go from here? That’s the question I get most often and I can tell you that scrolling through timelines, photo albums and Facebook Likes is the hard road to travel. Facebook’s People Search actually begins after you find the Profile. In this post I’m sharing 5 queries to launch […]

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IP Address Lookups: The Clues are Inside the Attributes

Finding out who’s in control of an IP address isn’t always as straight forward as you may think. Sometimes there’s more than one ISP mentioned in the record and that makes a difference when you need to know who’s in charge. The process of sifting through an IP address record is like taking apart a […]

How to read IPv6 IP addresses

You’ve probably heard about IP addresses running out for some time now. It finally happened last week in North America with IPv4. While the next generation of #IPv6 makes sure we’ll continue to have addresses, it comes with a change and some compatibility issues that can impact your online anonymity and investigations. In this post, we’ll highlight those […]