YouTube OSINT: searching for metadata in videos. Practical tools and helpers that should not be missing in any online toolbox.
OSINT or “Open Source Intelligence” is an increasingly important part of research in the Network. But of course there are not only search engines for security experts, pentesters or cyber enthusiasts.
Today we want to look at which practical tools are available to extract as much metadata as possible from the videos uploaded to YouTube .
YouTube OSINT: Pictures say more than 1026 Words
That photos contain metadata is no longer a big secret. But not only the pictures we take say (very) often more than 561 Words. Videos uploaded to YouTube can also contain more information than you might think.
In order to collect as much information as possible about individual videos or entire channels on YouTube, there are a number of practical tools.