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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

Cybersecurity professionals

Cybersecurity professionals also use the Dark Web. They monitor sites, forums, and blogs, where hackers exchange information regarding new exploits and hacks, companies or individuals they've targeted, and more. This provides them with threat intelligence and insights into emerging threats, thus enabling them to better protect their organizations.

There are also many systems that collect threat intelligence, some collecting information from the Dark Web, such as Silobreaker, Webhose, RepKnight, Terbium labs, Massive, Recorded Future, Sixgill, Hold Security, and AlienVault, which provide information about new malware and exploits and also allow the user to detect whether there's jabber about a person or company, by searching for a credit card number or a social security number, among other capabilities. This allows them to detect new vulnerabilities and exploits, and also receive insights as to whether companies are being targeted or were hacked and had their information...