Author Archives: Keren Shohet

Webhose’s Top 4 Predictions in Cyber for 2019

Posted on January 8, 2019 by Keren Shohet

What Can We Expect on the Dark Web in 2019? From the data breach of major consumer brands like British Airways to huge social media sites like Quora and Facebook, 2018 showed us that it’s not a question of if, but when an organization will suffer a security breach. What’s more, the cost of data

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Webhose 2018 Year in Review

Posted on December 21, 2018 by Keren Shohet

The Year in Review at Webhose What a year we’ve had at Webhose! With your ongoing feedback we’ve been able to develop offerings that better serve you. As we stop to catch our breath before the year ends, we wanted to review how much was achieved in such a short time. And we thought the

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The Danger of Fake Reviews

Posted on November 21, 2018 by Keren Shohet

How to Spot Fake Reviews in Time for the Holidays Black Friday is here, and as the biggest shopping day of the year, it means a lot of people will be on their favorite ecommerce site this week shopping for the best deals. In total, Black Friday is estimated to reach almost $718 billion in

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What We Learned at HLS & Cyber 2018

Posted on November 19, 2018 by Keren Shohet

This year Webhose attended the HLS & Cyber 2018 in Tel Aviv. The conference brought together 5,000 people from over 190 companies representing 85 countries to share their insights on where HLS (homeland security) and Cyber are heading, as well as to exchange ideas and gain perspectives on how to combat the ever-growing security threats.

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How a Web Monitoring Service Can Detect the Pakistani Banking Data Breach in Advance

Posted on November 8, 2018 by Keren Shohet

Major banks across Pakistan have suspended use of their debit cards and blocked international transactions after a report that data from a total of 19,000 debit cards were stolen in a cyber security breach. Debit card details have been published in two separate dumps on the Darknet for sale. That got us thinking. Can data

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New Release: Webhose Cyber API

Posted on October 24, 2018 by Keren Shohet

Webhose’s New Cyber API Helps Stop Criminals and Hackers in their Tracks We’ve been working very hard at Webhose on a new and improved solution for our customers. Today we’re thrilled to announce our new Cyber API, which includes coverage of new networks of the Dark Net and the extraction of many different exciting entities

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Webhose Mentioned By Forrester as the Top Data Provider

Posted on October 9, 2018 by Keren Shohet

We are very excited to be mentioned by Forrester as one of the top third-party web data providers in Forrester’s recent report on social listening platforms!  The report describes the social marketing platform as being in a state of rapid growth. It seems that not a day goes by without a new player springing up

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What We Learned at ISS World North America

Posted on September 14, 2018 by Keren Shohet

Last week, between September 5-7, Webhose took part in the ISS World North America convention in Washington D.C. Hundreds of members among the leading national intelligence and cyber security agencies from over 20 countries participated. Topics such as data collection, criminal profiling, criminal anonymization and how to conduct crime investigations using the online resources at

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Track Your News with RSS Instead of Social Media

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Keren Shohet

One of the first popular sites to ever offer RSS, Rich Site Summary (or Really Simple Syndication) was the New York Times in early 2002. These feeds brought the advantage of learning about the latest news or trends from a variety of sources at once, without being obligated to subscribe, see ads, or opt-in to

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Gooooolll! Who Will Win The World Cup?

Posted on July 15, 2018 by Keren Shohet

It’s been a month since the World Cup began and as usual, there were quite a few surprises in these matches. Seriously – did anyone see Germany getting bumped in the first round?! Here at Webhose, everyone was psyched and so we did a friendly competition to predict the winners. Not surprisingly, the majority of

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Survey Results: What Matters to Web Data Collection Buyers

Posted on June 28, 2018 by Keren Shohet

While structured web data presents exciting possibilities in many fields of endeavor – including finance, cyber-security, artificial intelligence and more – the market for data extraction platforms is still fairly young. Only a handful of companies are providing online data at scale, and unlike other technologies which are covered extensively by analysts and professional publications,

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