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Hands-On Dark Web Analysis

By : Sion Retzkin
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Hands-On Dark Web Analysis

By: Sion Retzkin

Overview of this book

The overall world wide web is divided into three main areas - the Surface Web, the Deep Web, and the Dark Web. The Deep Web and Dark Web are the two areas which are not accessible through standard search engines or browsers. It becomes extremely important for security professionals to have control over these areas to analyze the security of your organization. This book will initially introduce you to the concept of the Deep Web and the Dark Web and their significance in the security sector. Then we will deep dive into installing operating systems and Tor Browser for privacy, security and anonymity while accessing them. During the course of the book, we will also share some best practices which will be useful in using the tools for best effect. By the end of this book, you will have hands-on experience working with the Deep Web and the Dark Web for security analysis
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Title Page
About Packt


  1. How would you label the three layers of the internet?

A. Surface Web, Deep Web, internet

B. Internet, Dark Net, Open Web

C. Surface Web, Deep Web, Dark Web

D. internet, Deep Web, Dark Net

  1. What is responsible for indexing websites?

A. Search engines

B. Database servers

C. Routers

D. Bots



  1. Organizations should exercise due diligence when storing privileged information on publicly accessible websites.

A. True

B. False

  1. List three categories of data that are located on the deep web.

A. Credit card information

B. Private databases

C. News headlines

D. Academic journals

E. Pictures hosted on Google Images

  1. Name the components that make up the Dark Web.

A. Darknets

B. Firefox Incognito mode

C. Overlay networks

D. Content accessible using specialized software

  1. Name two non-criminal uses of the Dark Web.

A. Sale of counterfeit money

B. Journalism

C. Sale of an exploit tool you have developed

D. Avoiding website tracking



  1. Name two criminal uses of the Dark Web.

A. Submitting a news article

B. Obtaining a service to boost your Instagram followers

C. Bypassing country censorships

D. Buying counterfeit money