A Look Back at 2019: A Review of Webz.io’s Cyber Predictions from Last Year

A Look Back at 2019: A Review of Webz.io’s Cyber Predictions from Last Year

As we start the year 2020, we approach the new year with cautious optimism. Cyber threats are now mainstream and present in almost every industry. With IoT devices and wearable technology present […]

How Can Knowledge About Competitors Help?

How Can Knowledge About Competitors Help?

Stay on top of the competition with continuous monitoring of online discussions data feeds and social media discussions data.

How is the Open Web API Different From the Google Search API?

How is the Open Web API Different From the Google Search API?

An open web API delivers data from the open or clearnet. It can include data from news sources, blogs, discussions, and reviews.

Crawling the TOR network – Challenge Accepted!

Crawling the TOR network – Challenge Accepted!

The following short story portrays the surprising technological and logical challenges we faced while developing our dark web monitoring technology. Back in 2017 when I initially had the idea of adding content […]

Why is it Important to Get Information About Competitors?

Why is it Important to Get Information About Competitors?

In a fast-paced online world, it’s critical for brands to get the information they need about the competition with an online reviews API.

With Data Breaches, the Earlier the Detection the Better

With Data Breaches, the Earlier the Detection the Better

Today’s data breaches are more damaging to organizations than ever before, now reaching almost $4 million on average — a rise of 12% in the past 5 years due to a combination […]

How Web Data Can Help Predict Disease and a Rise in Prices

How Web Data Can Help Predict Disease and a Rise in Prices

Did you know that it can take decades for a Nobel Prize winner of economics to properly test and demonstrate that their hypothesis is worthwhile? This is because traditionally, finding correlations between different events […]

Imageboards: Monitoring the Hotbeds of Extremism and Radicalism

Imageboards: Monitoring the Hotbeds of Extremism and Radicalism

When two mass shooting attacks happened within hours of one another in the US last month, few might have guessed that a network of relatively unknown internet forums could have provided the […]

Taking Down City Power

Taking Down City Power

How Proactive Brand Monitoring Can Flag Suspicious Mentions — Before Disaster Strikes Key Facts: City Power, the utility provider responsible for providing Johannesburg, South Africa with electricity, recently suffered a devastating ransomware […]

New Feature: Filter Content by Exact Location

New Feature: Filter Content by Exact Location

Leverage Image-Embedded Metadata to Derive Richer Data Insights When smartphone users click the shutter button when taking a picture, they’re often capturing far more than just images. Embedded image metadata can reveal […]