Since 1996, Wayback Machine has assembled over 400 billion web pages. And there is every possibility your favorite web page is already on a Wayback Machine. In general, if a website allows web crawlers and it is not blocked or passworded, you can archive them for future use. Wayback Machine is a great resource for open source information collection and analysis and is heavily used by OSINT professionals.
What is Wayback Machine For?
Wayback Machine is designed to offer large size allotments dedicated to preserving digital artifacts like histories, researches, and more. They also can easily be employed for saving audios, videos, as well as other entertainment materials.
Another importance of Wayback Machine is in accessing content no longer available on the web. Its usage in the Internet Archive provides useful help in discovering old software as well.
Wayback Machine can also allow users access to downloading content on a website initially shut down or no longer available.
As an OSINT professional, adding Wayback Machine to your checklist or your Echo Cyber Intelligence Dashboard a.k.a. CID is a must.