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The Dark Web, also known as the Deep Web, is often described as the bottom part of the iceberg. While the top part of the iceberg is visible above the water, the lower part makes up the bulk of the iceberg’s mass and lies hidden beneath the waves. It’s a good analogy. The dark web is a dangerous place filled with the internet’s seediest individuals. From hitmen to drug smugglers to humRead More
The infamous black market website Silk Road was recently brought down by the FBI. The Silk Road and other deep web/dark web sites were only accessible through the use of Tor, a web browsing-encryption tool. Tor has long been the standard for avoiding tracking online and spy agency authorities are fully aware of its existence. The Guardian recently revealed that the NSA and GCHQ (the UK’s versRead More
The dark web/deep web is a scary and dangerous place. The Silk Road wasn’t one of the scariest websites on the deep web, but it was one of the most popular. The Silk Road was an online drug marketplace only accessible to users with the Tor browser. You could buy everything from steroids to weed to guns as well as legal goods and services. But the Silk Road was recently shut down because ofRead More