Hot Topics In Investigation: How to Become a Password Cracker in One Day and more.
- April 11, 2013
- by Amy Thomson
- In the News
Private investigators are constantly in the news and a very active group on social media. This week's hot topics in investigation include: FOIA request regulation, how to become a password cracker in one day, and more. Here are just a few things investigators are talking about online:
How to become a password cracker in one day
"At the beginning of a sunny Monday morning earlier this month, I had never cracked a password. By the end of the day, I had cracked 8,000."
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Those seeking FOIA requests can now sue agencies for not completing their requests on time
“People have a right to information, and they have a right to get it in a timely manner." - Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Chief Council Anne Weisman.
School board considers hiring investigator
Florida school has had trouble with recently hired employees and is considering hiring an investigator to complete pre-employment background checks.
How do you respond to clients who ask you to break the law?
Fellow investigators had a client ask them to take something under false pretense, how would you have handled it?
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Kim Kardashian hired a PI to spy on Kourtney's boyfriend Scott Disick
The PI put a tracking device on Scott's car, checked his phone records, and took pictures of him partying. . .
It's a great day to be a private investigator
Pursuit Magazine created an infographic highlighting why it's a great time to be a PI.
This Week's Top Commenters
Gilbert R. Jimenez, J.D., CIG, LPD, CFI
Commented on LinkedIn discussions
Commented on Facebook
Nick Button (Stalker Management Specialist)
Posted a LinkedIn discussion
Up and coming conversations you won't want to miss
Here are just a few of the conversations happening right now:
- PI bloggeres answer reader's questions about the industry
- Covert audio recording costs an amateur investigator $100,000
- PI comments on crime prevention in children
- What software do you use to keep up with your clients?
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