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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

What does the future of the Deep Web hold for us?

To contemplate the future of the Dark Web, we need to also discuss the Deep Web, since they are intrinsically related. As I explained in Chapter 1, Understanding the Deep and Dark Web, the Dark Web is a sub-section of the Deep Web. The future is almost always unclear, especially regarding technology, which progresses in leaps and bounds, and is usually, not in a linear fashion.


If you remember, the Deep Web's difference from the Surface (WWW) Web is the fact that the sites and content there aren't crawled or indexed, so won't be accessible via standard search browsers.

Organizational content and intranets are part of the Deep Web, but more and more of them are being relocated from on-premise solutions, to cloud-based environments, such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. There is a concern among users of these technologies that the vendors are collecting information about them.

For example, Google has talked about non-stop collection of data,...