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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

Public interest in the Dark Web

The public interest in the Dark Web is growing, especially among regular users. These include everyday people like you or me, who aren't criminals, but are extremely interested in the Dark Web, due to the overload of content that we get from the media.

TV shows (Mr. Robot, CSI:Cyber, Black Mirror, to name a few), movies, books, documentaries, and every form of media have been covering the Dark Web in the past few years, and it looks like the trend will only continue.

On the news, we hear about massive hacks (Facebook, British Airways, Ashley Madison, and others) where the data stolen is offered on the Dark Web to the highest bidder.

This image was displayed by British Airways, following their hack:

All these have made even the most technophobic individuals interested in accessing the Dark Web, just to take a peek at what they hear about.







As we move forward in this book, you'll realize that there's not that much of a difference between the Surface Web and...