The dark web or the “invisible web” is the world wide web content that exists on darknets, overlay networks which use the public Internet but require specific software, configurations or authorization to access. The dark web forms a small part of the deep web, the part of the Web not indexed by search engines, although sometimes the term “deep web” is mistakenly used to refer specifically to the dark web
The darknets which constitute the dark web include small, friend to friend networks, as well as large, popular networks like Tor, Freenet and 12P, operated by public organizations and individuals
Many hackers sell their services there individually or as a part of groups. Such groups include xDedic, hackforum, Trojanforge, mazafaka, dark0de and the TheRealDeal darknet market
There exists within the Dark Web emerging social media platforms similar to those on the World Wide Web. facebooks and other traditional social media platforms have begun to make Dark Web versions of their websites to address problems associated with the traditional platforms and to continue their service in all areas of the World Wide Web
HOW TO ACCESS THE DARK WEB
Technically, this is not a difficult process, all you need to is to install Tor, by Going to http://www.torproject.org
and download the Tor browser. After installing it which contains all the required tools. Run the downloaded file, choose an extraction location, then open the folder and click Start Tor Browser. That’s it
The Vidalia Control Panel will automatically handle the randomized network setup and, when Tor is ready, the browser will open; just close it again to disconnect from the network.
Depending on what you intend to do on the Dark Web, some users recommend placing tape over your laptop’s webcam to prevent prying eyes watching you. WARNING: before you go any further. Once you get into the Dark Web, you *will* be able to access those sites to which the tabloids refer. This means that you could be a click away from sites selling drugs and guns, and – frankly – even worse things.