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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

Avoiding the risks on a Dark Web market

So what should you look for to minimize the risk on a Dark Web market?

  • Multisig, escrow, finalize early: These mean that the market is serious about protecting your money.
  • Anonymity and security: How secure are you and your account on the market? Does the site use PGP, 2-factor authentication, phishing, and DDoS protection? You can do this by reading up on the site, and looking for this information there, before signing up.
  • Reviews: Reviews on various other sites (both on the Surface Web and the Dark Web) will provide information about a market's reputation.
  • Help and support: Does the market have a support team? Are they responsive? Are they willing to help with issues between sellers and buyers? Look for Help or Support links on the website. Read what level of support is offered there. Send them a message, to see how fast they respond.
  • Uptime status: One of the most important metrics and validations that you can find is: how long has the site been up...