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Investigator515
Investigator515

Investigator515

We write about cybersecurity, technology, managing your privacy and open source intelligence. We're passionate about giving people the tools they need to feel empowered by technology, not overwhelmed. Did we also mention we're straight up nerds at heart? Get the latest information on blog posts and production information via our telegram: t.me/investigator515


Historical Hacks: SolarWinds

6 hours ago 5 minute read 0 comments Investigator515

Unpacking the Breach that Rocked the World. If you aren’t a medium member, you can read with no paywall via substack As we’ve started to look at some historical incidents that have helped shape the modern cybersecurity landscape, there have been some...

The Dark Side Of Stablecoins

25 May 2024 4 minute read 3 comments Investigator515

Stablecoins are a popular way of avoiding the crypto world's legendary volatility. If you aren’t a medium member, you can read with no paywall via substack One of the most well-known facets of the cryptocurrency world is its legendary volatility. Wit...

What The Tech?! Rocket Engines

20 May 2024 7 minute read 1 comment Investigator515

Rockets gave us satellites, the space race and new technology for civilians. If you aren’t a medium member, you can read with no paywall via substack While covering the history of our connected world there’s been a heavy focus on electronics, with sa...

Antennas 101: High Gain & Directional

15 May 2024 6 minute read 2 comments Investigator515

Appropriate Antennas become the ears of any operation. If you aren’t a medium member, you can read with no paywall via substack In this previous article, we explored the role that antennas will play in optimising a transmitting or receiving station a...

Objects In Space: Voyager 1

10 May 2024 7 minute read 0 comments Investigator515

Looking at Voyager 1 & The Voyager Program If you aren’t a medium member, you can read with no paywall via substack As we’ve looked at exploring the radio spectrum there’s been a distinct focus on digital communications. Some of these, like RFID use...

Historical Hacks: Ashley Madison

6 May 2024 6 minute read 3 comments Investigator515

Breached data can cause all kinds of long-term issues to user security. If you aren’t a medium member, you can read with no paywall via substack When you’re dealing with cybersecurity it’s often true to say that some of the more damaging incidents co...

What The Tech?! Television

30 Apr 2024 7 minute read 0 comments Investigator515

If you aren’t a medium member, you can read with no paywall via substack Being part of today’s connected world can be pretty convenient. Google gives us a vast array of knowledge straight to our handset, and thanks to instant messaging and email, we...

The Security Mindset: Read to Learn

27 Apr 2024 5 minute read 3 comments Investigator515

You’re either born with it or you learn it, but you’ll need it to succeed. Hacking and Social Engineering are in fact, cut from slices of the same cake. While being different skills there is a distinct overlap and it’s no lie to say that good Ha...

Collapsing An Empire: The Silk Road Takedown

22 Apr 2024 8 minute read 6 comments Investigator515

The End of the World’s First Darkweb Market. If you aren’t a medium member, you can read with no paywall via substack. Over the last few months, we’ve taken a deep dive into the dark web, by looking at onion routing and the history of tor, while next...

Historical Hacks: Cliff And The Cuckoo's Egg

20 Apr 2024 6 minute read 1 comment Investigator515

This hack happened early and was instrumental in shaping the cyber domain. If you aren’t a medium member, you can read with no paywall via substack Covering historical hacks and writing them up is pretty interesting. From the early days of the intern...