Follow the Bitcoin With Python, BlockExplorer and Webhose.io

More and more investigations are being conducted on Tor and many of them can also include investigating Bitcoin transactions. The nature of Bitcoin is such that the transactions themselves are designed to be anonymous but there are many other factors that can dictate whether the owner of a Bitcoin wallet is protecting their identity correctly. […]

Dark Web OSINT With Python Part Three: Visualization

Welcome back! In this series of blog posts we are wrapping the awesome OnionScan tool and then analyzing the data that falls out of it. If you haven’t read parts one and two in this series then you should go do that first. In this post we are going to analyze our data in a new […]

Dark Web OSINT With Python and OnionScan: Part One

  You may have heard of this awesome tool called OnionScan that is used to scan hidden services in the dark web looking for potential data leaks. Recently the project released some cool visualizations and a high level description of what their scanning results looked like. What they didn’t provide is how to actually go […]

Automatically Discover Website Connections Through Tracking Codes

Fellow Bellingcat contributor Lawrence Alexander did some really interesting OSINT work on analyzing the hidden links between websites using tracking and analytics codes. In his how-to titled “Unveiling Hidden Connections With Google Analytics IDs” he shows how you can begin to see how websites are connected to one another using only the shared tracking code […]