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Hey, I’m Kris! Developer & Researcher.

I write about security, AI, computer science and the future. You will find discussion and resources here.

Twitter Open Source Intelligence with TWINT

TWINT provides a termainal or code interface to Twitter in which you can search tweets, replies and more over specific time periods and easily export the intelligence...

Hidden Illicit User Interfaces in Apps

Apps with hidden user interfaces obscure their behaviour from the vetting teams of the app stores they target and from users unaware of the secret functionality. Those who are aware...

3D Maps with Satellite Imagery in R

Ths is my first foray into geographic information systems (GIS) and 3D map visualization. I was inspired by a post and tutorial by Tyler Morgan-Wall, a physicist and data scientist from the US...

Experimenting with the Modern Honeypot Network (MHN)

MHN is an open-source centralized server for managing honeypots, making deployment and data collection simple and fast. My goal was to collect malware and aggregate statistics....

UK Cyber Security Spending Data 2018

In late 2018 I started sending Freedom of Information Requests (FOI) to various UK Government Departments, Agencies and Non-Governmental Bodies asking them to disclose yearly spending...