Episode 35 of the podcast covers the creation, maintenance, and ethics of sock puppet accounts (Online Personas) with open source intelligence researcher Micah Hoffman.
- Question 1 (01:35): How do you grow your connections, follows, or friends on sock puppets accounts?
- Question 2 (04:10): How do you prevent cross contamination on your sock puppets from your legitimate social media?
- Question 3 (06:00): What are some operational security measures you use in creating sock puppets to ensure they are backstopped?
- Question 4 (10:02): What are some ethical and legal considerations when creating sock puppets?
- Question 5 (12:58): What are some good business investigative use cases for using sock puppets?