This partnership will enhance Social Links users’ ability to conduct investigations on the darknet by giving them access to DarkOwl’s sophisticated data set, which is updated in near real-time and includes data from darknets that require authenticated access.
Today, leading OSINT technology provider Social Links announced their partnership with DarkOwl, a Denver-based company specializing in darknet data. By establishing this agreement, Social Links has ensured that their data sources include the most comprehensive darknet dataset commercially available.
Social Link’s OSINT tools assemble, analyze, and visualize high volumes of data from open sources such as social media, messengers, blockchains, and the dark/deep web sources. As crimes such as ransomware continue to gravitate towards the dark web, they sought to expand their coverage of this important area of the cyber landscape by tapping DarkOwl’s extensive dataset.
Since 2016, DarkOwl has been collecting from darknet and related sources, such as Tor, I2P, chat platforms, ransomware blogs, gaming message archives, paste-sites, and darknet marketplaces. Their data products allow their customers and partners to have insight into these high-risk areas of digital activity, including coverage of emerging darknets and forums requiring authenticated access.
Regarding their new business partnership, DarkOwl CEO Mark Turnage commented, “Social Links has made it clear that they are committed to offering next generation OSINT tools, which requires identifying and staying ahead of where emerging threats exist in the digital landscape.”
“Our approach to dark web data collection is to make sure we have extensive and adaptive coverage of where threat activity is happening, and that we consistently deliver that data to our clients with feeds that are updated in near real-time,” Mark added.
Social Links’ CEO, Andrew Kulikov, has also released a statement reiterating their commitment to strategically expanding their data sources so their customers can enjoy access to an advanced suite of OSINT tools that cover the widest possible range of investigative use cases:
“DarkOwl is a market leader in data analysis for the dark web and deep web,” said Andrew Kulikov, CEO, of Social Links. “We have always striven to provide our clients with the most complete and qualitative data, so I am happy to announce our decision to choose this cooperation as our dark web provider. DarkOwls’ data will let Social Links users take investigations to a new level while expanding capabilities for the deanonymization of darknet and blockchain users.”
About Social Links
Social Links is a global OSINT (open-source intelligence) provider based in the US that empowers investigators and security professionals with ground-breaking AI-powered products. We assemble massive volumes of data and deep insights from open sources in social media, blockchain and darknet and visualize a holistic picture for data-driven decisions and investigations. Among our customers there are companies from S&P 500 and Law Enforcement agencies from 50+ countries across the globe.
DarkOwl uses machine learning to automatically, continuously, and anonymously collect, index and rank darknet, deep web, and high-risk surface net data that allows for simplicity in searching. Our platform collects and stores data in near real-time, allowing darknet sites that frequently change location and availability, be queried in a safe and secure manner without having to access the darknet itself. DarkOwl offers a variety of options to access their data.