The dark web that is usually known as the criminal web is a part of the internet that is not available on usual search engines. It is not indexed by these typical search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo, and others. It is very famous for criminal activities like hacking and other potential harming. It is a part of the internet that isn’t indexed by search engines. You have also heard of some dark web memes about getting hacked by a hacker and something similar. You can say that it is a web with most criminal, hacking, and illegal activities. That is why it is inaccessible by a typical internet user. This article will thoroughly describe the dark web’s search engines, websites, and how you can access it.
As I stated earlier, it is a place where most of the illegal and harmful activities occur. For example, you can get dumb credit card information by paying some money. You can hire a hacker for some time by paying it. Almost all the platforms and websites on it are paid. You have to register and pay before using these platforms. You can buy illegal drugs, guns, and chemicals from this harmful door. You can also purchase many subscriptions at low prices, counterfeit money, login credentials, and steal information from it. Hackers also provide many paid software that can help you break into other people’s computers. But make it clear that most of the easily accessible things on it are fake and scam. Any severe mistake can lead to a leak of privacy and data loss. You can also buy a username and passwords from it.
Some legit content:
Not everything is fake and illegal on this platform. There are also many legit things to use on it. Like there are many freestyle journalisms available on it. You can also get the latest and hidden news and articles on it about the world’s current situation. Facebook is also available on it, so; you can also use it.
Risky tools and Services:
It is reported that there are some tools or services that can result in risk in the form of a network breach or data compromise. These tools or services are given below:
- Infection or hacking attack that includes malware and virus
- Access that includes remote access and others
- Services like customization and targeting
- Supporting tools such as tutorials
- Customer data
- Operational data
- Financial data
- Trading or investing secrets
From all the above details, you might think it is very easy to enter into it, do things, and explore the material. But it is not as easy as you think. It would be best to keep in mind that it is a place full of chaos and unexpected things. Because it is messy, and everyone inside it is anonymous, scam and risk are high.
It would be best not to go into it and get malware or hacking attacks. But if you are still courageous and want to enter this web, you need an onion browser. You have to use anonymous browsing that is the second name of the Tor browser. The benefit of using the Tor browser is that it hides your proxy server expertly by routing it through many web pages requests. By using it, your IP address will remain anonymous and untraceable. You can easily search and work as an unknown.
You have to follow every tip of this browser and follow it. For extra safety, it would be best also to use a paid version of a VPN that can easily change your server and hide your identity. But still, there can be a risk because it is full of hackers.
It is true that search engines also exist for this web, but these are usually not like the world wide web search engines. It means that you can’t easily search any website by putting a keyword or two in it. It requires special access. But a search engine named Grams like google was introduced to search this content. Grams was closed after three years of its introduction because through it; it didn’t remain dark. Everyone could easily find dark sites by searching on it. There are still many options like using The Hidden Wiki that provides you the list of sites’ links. But mostly, this search returns to a frustrating number of timed-out connections and 404 errors.
Dark web sites:
You may think that dark websites are quite similar to the commonly used websites, but it is not true. There are many differences like the usual sites end in .com or .co, but dark sites always end in .onion. It is a top-level domain suffix that provides anonymous hidden services accessible through the tor browser.
It uses a scrambled naming structure that creates odd and mysterious URLs that are impossible to remember. For example, a popular trading site named Dream Market has the address of “eajwlvm3z2lcca76.onion.” You can quickly expect from this URL that how anonymous and risky is the dark web.
Dead or scam sites:
Many dark sites’ links are also available on google, but these are not legit, dead, or harmful. Remember that once the URL of dark sites gets leaked on the real web, it becomes dead or not accessible. Many accessible URLs are the sites set up by scammers to catch their prey. So, be aware of these scammers and these sites.
Another thing that differs from these dark sites from the clear sites is that these websites always ask for money in cryptocurrency or Bitcoin. All these sites demand money in the way of bitcoin because nothing is free on the dark web.
Again, it is clear that all the dark web is not illegal or harmful. There are still many awesome and legit things to do on the dark web. But hackers and potential harming have made it a real scamming place for newcomers. I will advise you not to go into the dark web because it is a real risk for even a specialized person. But if you have curiosity, it is still worth visiting until you buy from there.