Open-Source Intelligence tools in Python.

Brendan Ferris
2 min readJun 11, 2021
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Open-source Intelligence, or OSINT, consists of using publicly available information to collect data on subject. Used primarily by investigators, law-enforcement, and penetration testers, this information could include anything from public records to social media data. Several freely available tools exist to collect open-source information in Python, and I will present a few of the most popular.