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COMBATING DISINFORMATION CAMPAIGNS THROUGH FAKE ACCOUNT DETECTION

It is no secret that “fake news” is a reality. Since the 2016 race to the White House the term “fake news” referring to disinformation campaigns has dominated discourse on traditional and new media. As information becomes more readily available with less checks and balances, “Media Literacy,” meaning the ability to distinguish real news from […]

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LEVERAGING OSINT TO MONITOR ORGANIZED CRIME ACTIVITY IN PRISON

Prison has long been a breeding ground for organized crime organizations and gangs to expand their following and influence over new members. Although locked within prison walls, criminal leadership continues to expand their influence and commit crimes with the help of outside collaborators. Using open source intelligence (OSINT), law enforcement can monitor communication related to […]

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UNCOVER EXTORTION CYBER ATTACKS WITH OSINT TECHNOLOGY

As the world digitalizes, individuals and entities are inevitably leaving a larger digital trace. Using open source intelligence (OSINT), investigators can leverage these traces and transform them into substantial intelligence used to solve crimes committed in the digital sphere. Rise in Cybercrime Cybercrime profits account for approximately 1% of the world’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). […]