Data at Scale: The Google News API vs Webhose

Posted on June 2, 2020 by Guy Mor

When you want to find a particular news article, your first thought is probably to Google it. From Altavista to AOL and Netscape, many of the earliest search engines haven’t successfully stood the test of time. Google has become the standard go-to for searches in an age of ever-expanding news articles and data.  If you’re...

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Why Dark Web Search Engines are Not Enough

Posted on May 26, 2020 by Liran Sorani

Since the dawn of the internet, organizations and businesses alike have realized the importance of continuously monitoring both cybercriminal activity as well as their brands. Law enforcement agencies (LEA) need to keep track of the latest data breaches and illicit sales. Both organizations and brands alike need to leverage much more than dark web search...

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The Top 5 Dark Web Search Engines

Posted on May 12, 2020 by Liran Sorani

As the leading dark web data provider, here at Webhose we wanted to make sure you understand the different options available for monitoring and exploring the dark web. In light of this, we decided to give you a brief overview about the top five dark web search engines and their capabilities so that you have...

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Early Detection of the Weibo Data Breach: A Case Study

Posted on April 21, 2020 by Liran Sorani

Last month at the end of March, Sina Weibo publicly announced that it had suffered a data breach. As one of the largest Chinese social media platforms with more than 600 million registered users, the breach was a huge hit to their brand and reputation. A hacker seems to have obtained a part of the...

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A Look at News Trends from the COVID-19 Crisis

Posted on April 20, 2020 by Guy Mor

Soon after sharing our free datasets for analyzing the coronavirus (COVID-19) with the public we were excited to discover an organization that was leveraging our datasets to fuel their data analysis. MeaningCloud, a leader in text analytics, collected the news articles Webhose recently provided from major Spanish online media publications from both the open and...

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Common Crawl vs. Webhose

Posted on April 13, 2020 by Ran Geva

Web archives are an important resource for both academic and commercial research. Getting access to historical web data is crucial for political events analysis, fake news detection, financial trends correlation and training machine learning models, among other things.  If you would like to conduct large-scale data mining research and explore questions about the linking structure...

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