Open source intelligence (OSINT), as its name suggests, involves finding information about a defined target using available sources online. It can be done using many techniques:
- Conducting search queries in many search engines
- Gaining information from social media networks
- Searching in deep web directories and the hidden wiki
- Using forum and discussion boards
For example, if you want to search for a specific employee, you can use a theHarvester tool, and it will help find all public information about that person.
You can get theHarvester from its GitHub repository using this command from your console:
git clone https://github.com/laramies/theHarvester
Then, type ./theHarvester to run the script.
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