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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

Maintaining privacy on the Dark Web

Privacy and anonymity are the underlying reasons for using the Dark Web, but why?

And how?

Privacy and anonymity are necessary for a functioning society. People want to feel safe and not monitored or investigated.

Even with the proliferation of social networks, and the oversharing of personal information there, many people still want to keep their data private, and to keep their personal information to themselves.

The internet provides a way to communicate and share, but as time goes by, its becoming a way for vendors to collect information about us to offer us products which are supposed to be what we want, according to our behavior on the network. It's also way for governments to monitor us, and a way for scam artists and criminals to collect information about us for their malicious intents.


Using the Dark web allows people to communicate, buy, connect and work privately and anonymously.

At least that's the idea. As with all technologies or environments,...