Email Tracing For Beginners

This is intended for investigators who want to scratch the surface of email tracing, ip addresses and email headers. For those of you new to this it should give you some idea of what you can do for a client, whether by yourself or contracted out to a specialist. In my website under Links is…

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Michigan SOS Direct Access Tip

If you have experienced problems logging into the State of Michigan Direct Access for SOS this may be of assistance to you. This is information received from a tech support specialist from Commercial Services, Secretary of State: If you updated your JAVA you will want to make sure it didn’t upgrade to 64-bit. If so,…

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Web Identity Search Tool WIST

This video gives an example of a web-based search tool can help you by automating Facebook searches and finding persons with up to 3 degrees of separation from your target. It also can extract a complete timeline including detailed information on who liked a post (with date and time) and all comments made. (Note: if…

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Putting Facebook Friends Into a Spreadsheet

When I switched over to my new website I had forgotten to bring over this video.  It shows how to copy a Facebook friends list into a spreadsheet for searching and linking to the subject’s friends Facebook pages.  So many of you may have seen this before but for those who have not it is…

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Premium OSINT Tools

In this video, I introduce 4 products that can be extremely useful during open source intelligence investigations. This video will be followed up with 4 more each one going into more detail on the product. The four products include: WIST or Web Identity Search Tool https://www.harmari.com/ www.awario.com Maltego www.paterva.com IBM i2 Anlayst’s Notebook https://www.ibm.com/us-en/marketplace/analysts-notebook  …

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DIY Replacement of iPhone Battery

This is a very quick look to give you some idea of what changing the battery looks like. I am not a proponent of any particular brand but I used ifixit.com to order a replacement battery for about $26 for my iPhone 6+. This includes the battery and specific tools you need to complete the…

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Using Social Media Pics and Google Maps to Help Locate People

Instagram tip on enlarging a picture. 1. Go to the person’s Instagram account and click on the picture you want to enlarge. 2. You should see a URL that looks like: https://www.instagram.com/p/BPaRE84F7KshKQyD0ufk3ATQ-_AyY9pT1QGiWI0/?taken-by=rickckiller 3.  Replace the end   ?taken-by=rickckiller   with    media/?size=1 then hit enter.    

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