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Social Mapper – Correlate social media profiles with facial recognition

Trustwave developed Social Mapper an Open Source Tool that uses facial recognition to correlate social media profiles across different social networks.

Security experts at Trustwave have released Social Mapper, a new open-source tool that allows findinga person of interest across social media platform using facial recognition technology.

The tool was developed to gather intelligence from social networks during penetration tests and are aimed at facilitating social engineering attacks.

Social Mapper facial recognition tool automatically searches for targets across eight social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, VKontakte (The Russian Facebook), and Chinese Weibo and Douban.

An individual could be searcher by providing a name and a picture, the tool allows to conduct an analysis “on a mass scale with hundreds or thousands of individuals” at once.

“Performing intelligence gathering is a time-consuming process, it typically starts by...(continued)

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