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Tracking down a twitter user

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by RedStain, May 28, 2013.

  1. RedStain

    RedStain Regular Member

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    A friend of mine has some cyber bullies that created a fake twitter account with her pictures and portraying her in a negative way. Does anyone know of a way I can get the IP of a twitter account? If I can do that then we could probably pin down who it is.
     
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    -ReX- Power Member

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    Call the cops dude, that is identity theft. Also, an up is only gonna tell you what city she lives in.
     
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  3. RedStain

    RedStain Regular Member

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    Yes Im aware that the city is the only information I can get from an IP but that could still narrow it down assuming it is someone that she knows. I believe the cops have already been contacted. Not sure the outcome of that yet
     
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    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    Your only going to get yourself in trouble, just let the cops handle it. If you try to force them to stop, you may get blackmail charges which can land you in prison for a long time depending on where you live.
     
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    Rokebono Senior Member

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    and what if the cyber bullies are using proxy? IP wont help you that much...
     
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    Don't get in the way of the cops ... they will resent it.
     
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    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    If its already a police investigation OP could get interfering with a police investigation charge in addition to blackmail charges if he tries something.
     
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