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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

Chapter 9. What Goes on in the Dark Web - Case Studies

In the last few chapters, we've discussed how to access the Dark Web securely and anonymously by installing and using various security- and privacy-focused operating systems, together with private browsers and VPNs.

In this chapter, let's discuss what goes on in the Dark Web, so you can decide why you want to go there. We'll discuss how the Dark Web is used, and talk about the stories (true or not) of what goes on in the Dark Web. Some of these examples will be graphic and detailed (not for the faint of heart), but most importantly, they are not of my invention.

I will retell tales that I've heard, read about, or have direct experience with.

Not all of them will be scary, morbid, or gross. Some will be of a positive nature, outlining how people put the Dark Web to use for whistle-blowing, sharing information, marketing, buying and selling, providing medial help, and much more.

We will cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • The good and...