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Sock Puppet Cobbler

OSINT | Sock Puppet Accounts | Labs

Sock puppet accounts are mainly known to those outside the information security field as accounts used for disinformation purposes, such as swaying your opinion about a topic or a product. However, this is not the only way to use a sock puppet account.

This project discusses what sock puppets are, two main uses for sock puppets, and a few struggles of creating a sock puppet account. Included is a lab in two parts on creating and and aging a sock puppet account, a white paper published with the Hetherington Group, and related speaking engagements and interviews.