OSINT and due diligence investigation tools
Tools to research people:
360 Social Me is a media browser plugin to find all relevant personal and social information from somebody.
Graph Tips is an experimental Deep Facebook Research engine.
Mention Map is an interactive map of Twitter connections.
Followerwonk is a Twitter analytics tool that allows users to gather and analyse information on Twitter users.
Tools to research documents and information:
Document Cloud is a software that allows users to upload, analyse, annotate, collaborate on and publish primary source documents.
Overview is a software that allows users to display, create, and interpret data from a variety of sources.
Import.io is a software that allows users to extract web data and use it in different ways.
Open corporates is a website which shares data on corporate entities.
LittleSis is a free database of who-knows-who within business and government.
Investigative Dashboard is a website that allows users to get started on follow-the-money investigative techniques.
Tools to research locations:
Banjo is a website that allows users to organise the world’s social and digital signals by location, giving an unprecedented level of understanding of what’s happening anywhere in the world, in real time.
Newspaper Map is a free webapp that helps users to find the daily production of world’s online newspapers.
FlightAware is a global aviation software and data services company.
Marine Traffic displays near real-time positions of ships and yachts worldwide.
Tools to verification:
Truly Media is a collaborative online platform to find, organise & verify UGC.
TinEye is a reverse image search engine.
Veracity is an app that allows users to reverse image search on any image.
Google Maps is a useful webapp to check and compare locations.
Tools to structure stories:
Visual Investigative Scenarios is a data visualization platform designed to assist investigative journalists, activists and others in mapping complex business or crime networks.
CaseFile is a visual intelligence application that helps users to determine the relationships and real world links between hundreds of different types of information.
Detective.io is a tool for collaborative network analysis.
Tools to protect privacy and security:
Hushed is a tool that allow users to create temporary anonymous phone numbers.
Mailvelope a free software that allows users to encrypt their emails.
Signal is an encrypted communications application for Android and iOS.