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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

Dark Web markets

Since the operations leading to the closing of Dark Web markets, and the ensuing trials, are a matter of public record, many hundreds of people think of new ways to work and create new markets that are harder to bring down.

It's also important to remember that many of these markets sell legitimate goods or services, where the illegal part is usually a lack of taxation on the sale of goods, or a lack of documentation as vendors, and other bureaucratic reasons. Take Dr.X as an example—he provides medical advice, testing of recreational drugs, and support for recreational drug users. There are many countries in the world where this is a legal and positive service.

You can even find vegetables, electronics, and a multitude of other goods that are quite legal to buy and sell.

The original goal of Dark Web markets was to provide free marketplaces, without censorship, where prices are fair and there's no middle man between the vendor/seller and the buyer; where the market or the vendor...