Author: michaelbazzell

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – Episode 220

EPISODE 220-Privacy, Security, & OSINT Potluck This week I clear out all of my pending show notes and offer a variety of privacy, security, & OSINT topics. For better or worse, I present everything on my list which didn’t warrant a dedicated episode. Direct support for this podcast comes from sales of my books, services, […]

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – Episode 219

EPISODE 219-Tracking (Or Getting Tracked) with AirTags This week I discuss the tracking abilities (and concerns) of Apple AirTags, the latest privacy updates, plus a new OSINT resource. Direct support for this podcast comes from sales of my books, services, and online video training. More details can be found at IntelTechniques.com. Your support eliminates any […]

Rebate Tracking OSINT Techniques

On my show this week, I discussed my recent experiences with online rebate tracking. The episode can be heard HERE. I find this technique more “interesting” than valuable to an investigation, but you might locate a nugget of information which assists you. As an example, let’s look at Menards. Menards is an American home improvement […]

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – Episode 218

EPISODE 218-Rebate Tracking (Privacy & OSINT) This week, I discuss the privacy concerns and OSINT benefits of rebate tracking portals. You might be surprised at the wealth of details exposed when we request rebates from stores. Direct support for this podcast comes from sales of my books, services, and online video training. More details can […]

New OSIP Certification

When I started teaching Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) in 1999, I had no idea it would become such a popular topic. This led to the IntelTechniques online video training in 2013 and transition to Jason Edison’s new online training in 2020. Today, we are officially announcing the next phase. We now offer the official IntelTechniques […]

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – Episode 217

EPISODE 217-Extreme Privacy 3 & New VOIP Strategies This week I present my latest book, Extreme Privacy 3rd Edition, and discuss the updates, changes, and overall differences from the previous editions. Plus, I offer my new VOIP strategies and an important OSINT tip for those using Virtual Machines. Direct support for this podcast comes from […]

Infected PDF Copies of Extreme Privacy Have Arrived

That didn’t take long. Today, I received the following email: “I just downloaded your latest book and now my computer says it is infected! What the F(redacted) man? I thought you were tryin to help people?” First, I don’t offer eBooks. Second, complaining to authors after downloading illegal copies of books is a bit ironic. […]

Extreme Privacy 3rd Edition Now Available

The 3rd edition of Extreme Privacy is now available. Details and purchase links can be found on my site at https://inteltechniques.com/book7.html. Overall, 30% of the book is brand new content, 25% has been updated, and 45% is recycled from the previous edition. The new book is 635 pages, but the retail price has only increased […]

My Experience with PrivacyBot

Several people forwarded me a new site called PrivacyBot which claims to automate various online data removal requests per the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This would technically only be beneficial to California residents, but let’s wait to discuss that. This activity has always interested me because I have yet to find any reliable way […]

The Privacy, Security, & OSINT Show – Episode 216

EPISODE 216-The Consequences of Extreme Privacy This week I present my own credit reports and data broker profiles in order to explain my successes and failures while trying to disappear, while offering steps to avoid during your own pursuit of privacy. Please learn from my mistakes. Direct support for this podcast comes from sales of […]