Cyber Intelligence: HUMINT Operations

How to engage Threat Actors during undercover operations in the cyber-crime battleground

Introduction

What is HUMINT in the Cyber field?

Anonymization & Privacy

What are the most used platforms for chatting in the underground communities?

Some contact examples by Threat Actors

Go undercover

Reputation and credibility

Top 10 advantages of HUMINT operations

Tips & Tricks

Conclusion

“Cyber Intelligence is not a hobby. It is not a subset of Cyber Security one can easily pivot into.

It’s a passion and no matter how much you invest in access, tools, or cutting-edge technologies, intelligence is still about people.”