OSINT

Tips & Tricks for Spotting Fake Social Network Profiles

by Verint Research Lab

posted at May 28, 2020

Verint’s web intelligence guidebook for open source analysts lists the main indicators that can expose fake social media accounts. The report lists which components should be examined and provides methods and tools for investigating whether an account is real or not.

Cybercriminals Integrate Exploit for CVE-2018-8174 into Numerous Attack Tools

by Verint Cyber Threat Intelligence Research Team

posted at July 18, 2018

The CVE-2018-8174 vulnerability in Internet Explorer was found using OSINT tools and used by a nation-state group from North Korea. By constantly monitoring news outlets with WEBINT platforms, we discovered that the vulnerability was later adopted by cyber criminals globally, and was embedded inside exploit kits that were traded throughout dark-web platforms. The following is