Archive | December, 2012

Welcome to the Future 12/21/2012

were still here…


You and Your Research – Haroon Meer

Knowledge and productivity are like compound interest. The more you know, the more you learn; the more you learn the more you can do; the more you can do, the more opportunity… hard work pays compound benefits.


OPSEC and Freedom Fighting

The presentation does a brilliant job of breaking down how recent hackers have been tagged. NSFW, due to the language of the speaker – you have been warned…

EXIF Data Example

Tracking people via EXIF data is nothing new but most people don’t realize that when taking pictures with an iPhone or other smartphone, the geolocation get embedded.  Just try running your own image through EXIFScan; or if you’re on the run like John McAfee, simply manipulate the ‘XIF’ data to create a red herring and review the modifications with a tool like ExifTool.


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Separating Fact and Fiction Online

Markham Nolan discusses the challenges of the modern world regarding the abundance of digital information. With so much information out there, it’s easy to sneak in false information or to filter information in such a way that a false picture is created.

By the end of this talk, there will be 864 more hours of video on YouTube and 2.5 million more photos on Facebook and Instagram. So how do we sort through the deluge? At the TEDSalon in London, Markham Nolan shares the investigative techniques he and his team use to verify information in real-time, to let you know if that Statue of Liberty image has been doctored or if that video leaked from Syria is legitimate.