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Into the Dark Webs

By Brooks M / May 27, 2020

## What is the DarkWeb The dark web sounds scary, but in reality, it is anything you cannot get to via Google, or that uses a masked IP address. The…


Filtering Out Noise

By Brooks M / March 25, 2020

When starting a project in OIMonitor, you are tempted to cast a wide net and grab from every source. This will bring in a lot of hits and you may…

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Password Maths

By Brooks M / February 26, 2020

As a follow up to our last blog about password reuse and the recent data breach of Disney, I would like to talk about how to create strong passwords and…

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Tracking an Outbreak

By Brooks M / January 29, 2020

I recently setup a project in OIMonitor to track the mentions of infectious diseases mentioned in the news. I immediately got results, though not all of it was good. One…

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The Vital Few and the Useful Many

By Brooks M / October 1, 2019

In 1896, at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland, a young economist by the name of Vilfredo Pareto published a paper showing how 80% of the land in Italy was…

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It’s Hard Out There for a Pimp

By Brooks M / June 24, 2019

Human trafficking, according to Wikipedia, is the trade of humans for forced labour. With the advent of the internet and high-speed communication, traffickers have found a new way to advertise…

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