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, the tool Intel Owl v1.5.0, which “analyze files, domains, IPs in multiple ways from a single API at scale”, was just released and supports our Phonebook API for observables: https://github.com/intelowlproject/IntelOwl/releases/tag/v1.5.0.
We have added support for Bitmessage addresses. Bitmessage is a “decentralized, encrypted, P2P protocol to send encrypted messages”. Bitmessage addresses are now being indexed across all of our data sources and made searchable.
In March, we started indexing public documents from Sci-Hub. We are now finished! In total, we indexed 84,374,229 documents which equals to 74 TB of data. Here is a breakdown of the selectors:
Total selectors: 237,111,135. Unique:
🔹 52,996,669 URLs
🔹 14,070,158 email addresses
🔹 4,678,421 domains
🔹 476 Bitcoin addresses
🔹 24 IPFS hashes
Current statistics of Tor hidden services (.onion domains):
🔹 51,498 active
🔹 3,566,621 inactive
🔹 239,867 spam/deleted/blacklisted
Active means alive within the last 7 days.
An interesting observation is that there are more spam domains than active ones. One recent example of removed spam was 29,630 hidden services having “owncloud” in its subdomain name with 375,814 associated website copies from our index using 1,267 MB of storage.
As we cross the mark of 25 billion records with 100+ TB of storage, it is time to set sail for 100 billion records. Read more in this blog post.
There is a hidden feature of Intelligence X to find phishing copies of darknet websites, even if they are slightly modified – similarity hashes. You can find the similarity hash of websites when you click on a search result and click on the History tab.
Here is an example search: https://intelx.io/?s=8822b95eb6ab37be
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At Intelligence X we categorize data sources into buckets. Buckets can be used as filters and to broadly identify the source of individual search results. For example, the bucket “Darknet Tor” indicates the result origins from some a Tor hidden service (.onion domain) and was collected by our Tor crawler. Buckets have human readable names
We just added support for an additional 152 top-level domains (TLDs), increasing the support to 511 TLDs in total. Support means that you can search for those domains across intelx.io and APIs, and internally that our backend supports processing them. While you can start searching for them immediately, it will take some time until our
Earlier today at 11:24 The Guardian Journalist Shaun Walker posted the security procedure and the security token used to pass makeshift checkpoints in Ukraine related to the Russian Ukrainian war: This is a reminder to journalists – and the public – to take OPSEC (operations security) seriously and not endanger people on the ground. Posting