What Is The Dark Web?

By on April 4, 2018

The Dark Web For Dummies


“The Dark Web” or “Dark Net” is small sub-network of the internet that can only be accessed using special software, configurations, protocols and or browsers. This network is made up of websites that cannot be accessed by search engine bots or crawlers (a program used by many popular search engines to index websites).

Administrators and users of Dark Websites use the special software to remain anonymous and prevent law enforcement and/or governments from shutting them down and even imprisonment.

“The Dark Web” is where most people do not, will not, and should never gain access. The Dark Web (or Dark Net) is made up of websites that are often times used to illicit purposes such as.

1. Purchasing or selling narcotics.
2. Sex trafficking.
3. Purchasing and selling stolen data (credit cards, email logins, etc.)
4. Purchasing and selling weapons.
5. Sharing of illegal images or video.

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