REFERENCE LIBRARY

ADDRESS / ID CHECKS

Check UK postcode barcodes (RM4SCC)

How to check machine-readable travel documents


CYBER SECURITY

The Cyber Threat to UK business 2016/17 report <NEW>

A list of free online cybersecurity training resources <NEW>

Cyber Security resources <NEW>

The Security Education Companion <NEW>

Can you spot a copycat website? <NEW>


DARK WEB GUIDES

5 Best alternatives to TOR <NEW>

Dark Web explained <NEW>

Really Private Browsing: An unofficial user’s guide to Tor <NEW>


FACT CHECKING GUIDES

Inside the trenches of an information war <NEW>

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists <NEW>

Introducing ‘The Insurance Experiments’

FightHoax is an AI-powered algorithm that fact checks news articles to detect fake news.

How to read a balance sheet

Factitious – test your fake news detection skills with this game

Fact check the news


FRAUD PREVENTION RESOURCES

Crash for cash hotspots (September 2017)

The UK fraud capitals (June 2016)

Everything you need to know about ghost broking


IMAGE GUIDES

How to Spot Fake Photos on the Web

Visual Verification Guide – Photos

Visual verification Guide – Video

Placing the subject behind the camera

How to verify images like a pro with Google Earth

How to take a screen shot of an entire web page

How to tell if a photo has been doctored


OSINT GATHERING GUIDES

Free Cheat Sheets, Revision Aids and Quick References <NEW>

How to find Metadata in word documents

OSINT tools and how you learn how to use them

51 tools for security analysts

The Investigator’s Handbook: A Guide to Using OpenCorporates 

Global investigations tutorial

A Reporters look at Open Source Intelligence (video)

How to Recover a Deleted File: The Ultimate Guide

NFS Guidlines for statements

Find out specific distance places are from you

How to Use Google Forms to Create an Interactive Workflow

Data sharing checklists

BBC Investigation support

OSINT framework

Cheat sheets


SEARCH ENGINE GUIDES

An in-depth guide to Google ranking factors

Compare Surface Engines

Google search tips

Google commands

Mastering Google

Top search tips

8 Search Tricks That Work on DuckDuckGo but Not on Google


SOCIAL NETWORK GUIDES

How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You’ve Ever Met

How to identify and debunk fake Twitter accounts

Facebook image recognition

Facebook Graph Searching

The complete Facebook privacy guide

How to see the relationship of any two people on Facebook

Become a social media guru

How people around the world spend their time on Social Media


WEBSITES

Can you spot a copycat websites?

Opt-out guide

General web resources