Brett's Ramblings


The forensic process begins before processing forensics begins

I was asked an age-old question via a Twitter DM today: "Should I pull the plug or image live?" I thought this was a rhetorical or 'homework' question, because how would I know?  I gave a short answer of it depends on this and that, assuming tha...

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When OSINT is turned into the Baseball Bat of Internet Mob Justice

We are of a curious mind, we the forensic examiners, private investigators, OSINT professionals, and journalists. Our work is for the public good, and we are skilled in the effective wielding of the most powerful weapon on the planet: INFORMATION! We...

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I took a look at Instagram's Terms of Service so that you won't have to.

Who really reads the Terms of Service anyway? Are EULAs and TOSs intentionally designed as multi-page, single-spaced, 4 font, legalized writing to confuse users or simply to dissuade users from reading past the first paragraph? A few highlights from ...

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