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British Model Kidnapped to be sold on Dark Web Auction

The latest story about the horrific kidnapping of a British model is the stuff nightmares are made up of. Chloe Ayling was kidnapped while on a modeling gig in Italy but was miraculously let go after a few weeks. In a bizarre twist, one of her kidnappers took her to the...

Darknet Markets Flourish After the Fall of AlphaBay and Hansa

History is replete with examples of how government agencies and people involved in criminal activities keep playing cat and mouse games. With a lot of fanfare, the agencies will declare that they have solved a particular crime just by shutting down an illegal operation. But within months, another set of activities...

Tor-Based Briar Messenger Now on Beta Stage

Instant messaging services and apps have significantly grown in number over the past few years, so users of all personalities and online behaviors are likely able to find one that they’re completely comfortable using. There are the popular messaging services like WhatsApp, Telegram, Skype, Viber, Allo, and so on. It is...

Darknet Market Silk Road 3.1 has Come Back

After a hiatus, the 3.1 iteration of the Silk Road darknet market is back up and running. If you’re wondering what events led up to this point, then you’ve come to the right place. The site closed down in the first place because the site’s fund transfer system was not working....

Data of More than 6 Million Verizon Customers Exposed in Leak

Verizon, an American telecommunications company, just suffered an internal data breach affecting more than six million customer accounts. The breach has resulted in leaked information that was facilitated by human error during the cloud storage setup process. According to reports, the affected customers’ details were available for access during this period,...

Man Allegedly Behind $4 Billion Bitcoin Laundering Scheme, Charged

The Russian man who orchestrated a major money laundering operation involving Bitcoin has been arrested by the United States and Greek authorities. Earlier, a U.S. court indicated that the mastermind, Alexander Vinnik, was the owner and operator of a digital currency platform used to launder over $4 billion for people...

Largest Bitcoin Mixing Service Shuts Down

The news that, the Bitcoin mixing service website has been abruptly shut down, has been received with a mix of reactions. The website, arguably the largest platform engaged in offering Bitcoin mixing services, has issued a statement through its operator that it is the reputation of the cryptocurrency that...

Deep Hosting Hacked, Several Dark Web Sites Affected

Cyber attacks seem to have moved one level up now. After targeting individual websites with a variety of objectives, now a server hosting hundreds of dark web sites has been hacked leaving as many as 91 websites offline. What’s more interesting is that the hacker, bearing the name “Dhostpwned,” spoke...

Tor Project Joined HackerOne to Launch Bug Bounty Program

Within the world of technology, those who create new programs and software solutions put their products through rigorous tests before releasing them to the public. But times have changed. Now, technology companies have improved their capabilities to such an extent that they challenge users to detect bugs in their programs...

Are You Being Tracked? Use these Codes to Find Out!

There are times when you may just have a gut feeling you’re being tracked, in the sense that someone is listening to your phone conversations or that the private messages you send and receive on your phone are being read by someone they aren’t intended to reach. This situation is...

Uruguay Begins Sales of Legal Marijuana

Marijuana enthusiasts in Uruguay rejoiced in celebration on Wednesday as pharmacies across the country started selling pot legally. The historic day was the culmination of a long journey that started in 2013 when the parliament approved a landmark law to allow the legal sale of cannabis. Uruguay is home to over...

Top 5 Bitcoin Exchanges to Buy and Sell Bitcoins

With the value of Bitcoin rising drastically over the past year, it’s no wonder many people have developed a new found interest in the cryptocurrency. With that comes the fact that many individuals will start looking for a reliable way to manage and trade their Bitcoins. As a matter of fact,...

Bupa Employee Found Selling Medical Records on the Dark Web

Current advancements to the internet and all of its capacities bring about a sense of urgency when it comes to safeguarding online security, especially in situations where crucial information can be stolen and exploited. A testament to this lesson is evident in the repercussions of a recent data breach in...

AfricaHackOn: Group in Africa Aims to Create & Improve Cyber Security

AfricaHackon, a cyber security firm established in the East African region in collaboration with relevant stakeholders, aims to raise awareness about internet security and improve it as well.

Anonymity Guides

Tor Guide

If you want to browse through a vast sea of unindexed internet, aka the Deep Web, you will have to use something called Tor, otherwise you won’t be able to access the Deep Web. So, what is Tor and why do I need it? Tor stands for The Onion Router. You’ll...

PGP Guide

PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) PGP or Pretty Good Privacy is software developed for the purpose of providing good, fast and accessible encryption to anyone who might need it. The first version of PGP was developed by Phil Zimmermann in 1991. Since then and since its simple symmetric key algorithm, PGP has...
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Tails Guide

Intro Tails a Linux based operating system aimed to provide anonymity and security to its users. Unlike standard operating systems like Windows or Linux, it does not require to be installed on the machine; instead, it is launched from a LiveUSB stick, DVD or SD card. It also doesn’t require many...
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Tor’s New Messenger App Has Launched

Last Thursday, the Tor Project announced the release of Tor Messenger (beta version), open-source instant messenger client for those that are concerned about surveillance and privacy.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the Deep Web?

Deep Web is part of the Internet (World Wide Web) that cannot be found by traditional search engines.  This includes some dynamically generated web pages, pages protected by password and pages that are on encrypted networks.

What is the Dark Web?

To put simply Dark Web/Dark Net  is part of the Deep Web. Pages on the Dark Web can only be accessed via special browser (Usually Tor or I2P).  These web pages are intentionally hidden and their IPs are also masked.

What the difference between Dark Web and Deep Web?

Internet > Deep Web > Dark Web.   Deep web is a subset of the World Wide Web. Dark Web is a subset of Deep Web. All Darknet Markets are on the Dark Web.

How to Access the deep web / dark web?

Some parts of the deep web are restricted and only accessible by the people who made them.

For parts of deepweb/darkweb/darknet that can be accessed generally please see this guide.

Are there any Dark Web / Deep Web / Invisible Web Search Engines?

There are many Dark Web / Deep Web / Invisible Web Search Engines. We’ll be making a list soon. For now you can use << This can be accessed from normal browser.

Warning! Your identity will not be hidden if you access any dark net market via the above search engine.

See this guide for the proper way

Is there a Deep Web Index?

Because most pages in Deep Web have restricted access it is not easy to build comprehensive index of pages on the deep web.

We’ve not found something that can be called a deep web index.

We have one of the biggest hidden .onion Deep Web Links list on the net with full descriptions, site name, categories and site status. These links have all been tested.

Is there a resource where I can find Deep Web Links?

There is no Deep Web Links resource that is comprehensive.

We have one of the biggest Deep Web Links list on the planet with website descriptions, website name, categories and site status.  All the links in the table are tested.

Please be warned!  It’s very easy to put up fake sites on the dark net and claim them to be the real ones.   You can easily get scammed.

Is there a movie about the Deep Web?

There is a documentary about the Deep Web that came out in March, 2015. Narrated by Keanu Reeves.

Here is the Wikipedia Link


Where are the Internet's secret black markets?

These marketplaces reside on the dark web portion of the deep web.

We do have list of some here    (Market Links verified to be real)

How can I access dark web black markets ?

Here is the complete guide on access dark web black markets

Where can I find dark web stories?

We cover dark web and deep web stories. Bookmark our website

Where is the hidden wiki?

There are many “Hidden” Wikis.  All of them are on the TOR Network (Deep/Dark Web)  We cannot give a link because there are too many fakes that have phishing links to scam you.    Besides anyone can edit and put a scam link in the Wiki Software unless someone is keeping a eye.

What is 4chan?

4chan was originally an image board posting mostly about Japanese Anime. Later it expanded to other areas. E.g. politics, porn, pranks etc.

What is the link for dark web reddit page?

Reddit page for Dark Web

Deep Web page on Reddit.

Is there a Darknet market comparison table/chart?

Yes, we do have it here

It has total number of market listings, screenshots, and different attributes of the markets compared in an easy to read table.

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