Forensic Investigation of any Twitter account

Twitter forensic toolkit is a Forensic tool where you can Investigate on a criminal or a prime suspect’s Twitter  account hence you can get all the information such as (User profile, number of tweets and tweet by user and date , total followers, total following ,etc.)

Download Twitter forensic toolkit from here and install it in your pc

Now fill the required fields such as Investigator name, Operation Name, Case Number, case Description also give a file location to save the report of any twitter user account.

Eg:CUsersRAJDesktop Save to proceed to next step

Now in next step you have to choose a option that are search tweets by a User, To a User, To and from user, referencing a user, now choose according to your requirement, as I have chose by user and I have given the account URL to get all the information from the user twitter account as well as results are random as I given 25. Now click on search button to proceed next step.

Here you can see the consumer key and consumer secret and get pin
there you have to click on Get Pin to get the code

Here to get pin, first it will ask for your twitter account login (not the suspect account login details ) and then a pin will be generated as shown below, copy it.

Paste the pin and click on authorize to start processing of required twitter account.

Here after completing the process you can see competes report of the desired twitter account, such as count of tweets, followers, following, likes. As well has all the tweets including date and time will be displayed.

Now on the toolbar select TOOLS and select configuration and windows will be opened where you can see some options like enable Real time monitoring to update the user tweets upto date, even you can configure your email to get the report to your email address.

And the rest of the report will be saved in the folder location that was given in the first step.

Author “Abdul Salam is a cyber security researcher and Corporate Trainer of Ignite TechnologiesHe is Having 2+ Year Experience in Cyber Security.

2 Comments Forensic Investigation of any Twitter account

  1. Bill Smither

    Hi your button for ( Download Twitter forensic toolkit ) seems not be working. Can you send me the link for downloading the Twitter Tool Kit

  2. john

    great article, is there a way of finding the owner of a fake instagram and/or facebook owner? for forensic investigation purposes.


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