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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.

Hansa Market Shut Down by Dutch Authorities

The United States and other international agencies have managed to shut down two major drug markets on the dark web within the last few weeks. First, AlphaBay and now Hansa Market. Earlier this month, law enforcement seized operations for AlphaBay, which was known to sell virtually every category of drugs along...

Fake Tor Browser Used to Target Dark Web Users

A fake Tor browser is circulating the dark web, luring visitors into placing orders on a supposed darknet marketplace only to have their money stolen.

U.K. Parliament Hacked Through Brute Force, Proves the Importance of Email...

In late June, a cyber attack was orchestrated on 90 email accounts within the United Kingdom Parliament. To initiate the breach, the perpetrator used a particular hacking tactic known as “brute force,” which is characterized by a trial-and-error of testing passwords and codes until the attacker gains entry into the...

Hansa Market Now Accepting New Registrants After Week-Long Hiatus

Hansa Market has reopened its registration process after technical difficulties related to the influx of new customers from AlphaBay.

Cryptocurrencies Now Available at Over 1,800 Austrian Post Offices

As days pass by, skeptics may start feeling that their doomsday predictions for cryptocurrencies might be proved wrong. There can be no better signal for this than a recently announced agreement between Austrian Post and Bitpanda, a Vienna-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange. Under the agreement, anyone can make purchases of cryptocurrencies from any...

How to Buy Bitcoin with Cash [11 easy steps]

Operating as a cryptocurrency, Bitcoin can be purchased with cash as well. Here are 11 easy steps on how to do so.

EU Report: Cryptocurrency Use Rare Among Organized Crime Groups

Organized crime has always thrived on illegitimately obtained wealth for illegal activities across the boundaries of nations. This has been the norm since time immemorial. In today’s technologically advanced world, virtual money has replaced physical cash for almost all exchanges and transactions. And accordingly, it has been rumored darkly by observers...

AlphaBay Seized By Feds, Admin Commits Suicide in Thai Jail

Ever since the dark web’s most popular drugs, weapons and illegal services market mysteriously went offline just a few weeks ago, online forums and public opinion platforms have displayed ruthless speculation that is anything but passive. Online communities were, by all accounts, outraged at AlphaBay’s disappearance without any notice from...

Former Bitcoin Exchange CEO Facing Trial in Japan

The popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin has been in the news for one reason or another over the past few months. The current hot topic is the legal proceedings going on in Tokyo—the trial of deposed CEO Mark Karpeles of Mt. Gox, the Bitcoin exchange that went under. He has been accused of...

Australia Investigates Dark Web Sale of Medicare Data

Reports have emerged that a journalist from The Guardian Australia was able to purchase his own Medicare details from a black market trader on the dark web. It is believed that the trader came to obtain access to the details by exploiting a vulnerability in the system. In a statement, the...

Popular Darknet Market AlphaBay is Currently Offline

The cliché used to be “thieves maintain honesty among themselves.” However, this may not always prove to be true today. The hot news going around right now is that the supposedly clandestine darknet market, AlphaBay, has shut down and this could be a typical case of an exit scam. For now,...

Dark Web Enables Easier Access to WMDs

The head of the UN’s Disarmament Affairs, Izumi Nakamitsu, has expressed concerns over the potential availability of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) on the dark web. According to Nakamitsu, the deluge of weapons and technology that is available for purchase or hire on various dark web markets makes it a...

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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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