We added support for US Social Security Numbers (SSNs)! You can immediately search for them here: https://intelx.io/?s=086-38-5955
Searching at Intelligence X works based on selectors (strong search terms). When you search for something, the system automatically detects suitable selectors and performs a search. Below is the list of supported selectors:
Detecting SSNs in texts can be challenging: they are essentially just 9-digit numbers, thus prone to false-positives. The basic format of SSNs is “AAA-GG-SSSS” (sometimes without dashes), comprising of an Area, Group and Serial Number. These parts formerly had meaning, but since 2011, and the dawn of the “randomization act”, they are essentially random.
To prevent a high number of false-positive SSNs, Intelligence X uses various smart algorithms to determine whether a 9-digit number is actually a SSN, or indicates something else.
Additional information on SSNs, including historical and current information, is available on this blog post – “Validating Social Security Numbers through Regular Expressions” – and on the “Social Security Number Randomization” page of the Social Security Administration.
August 2020: Latest News & Statistics Public API keys are retired We have retired public API keys. All 3rd party tools and integrations must use per-user API keys. Note: This also affects SpiderFoot users. We have updated our SDK to reflect that change. You can find your personal API key here: https://intelx.io/account?tab=developer In related news,
At Intelligence X, we value quality over quantity. Our goal is continuous improvement, sustainability, and stability. As we cross the mark of 25 billion records with 100+ TB of storage, it is time to set sail for 100 billion records. Counting records A single record is an extracted selector (search term) like “test.com”. A search
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