One of the unusual world where you get access to things which are banned or not easily accessible by normal peoples. But before getting in this world you should know what it is all about. Things here are illegal but then it is supported by some governments. Many fraudulent activities takes here so you must be careful before entering it. You should always research and do whatever activities.
Listed some points before you enter the world call DARK NET:
Need Special Tools to Access it
Onion Router also knows as TOR and I2P(Invisible Internet Project). It is software which enables anonymous communication. It is ANONYMITY NETWORK. It simple protect user’s privacy. Using TOR one can anonymously surf the internet, chat and send instant messages. This concept is majorly used by criminal groups and hackers group. Tor is also used for illegal activities, e.g., to gain access to censored information, to organize political activities, or to circumvent laws against criticism of heads of state.
Learn More on Wikipedia
Way HUGER than what you currently access that is INTERNET
People usually have not seen this part of a web, but it is way more huge than expected. Billions and Billions of pages exist on this side of the web. People must understand that it is a fact that such web exists and many people are using it for many purposes. Dark Web is accessed over the Internet but it requires specific software, configurations or authorization. It is a small part of Deep Web.
Things you can find on Dark Web
You can find all the things that are banned. There is a commercial Darknet market, which sells every possible thing, though it is drugs that are illegal and banned by the country. They primarily deal with drugs, cyber-arms, weapons, counterfeit currency, stolen credit card details, steroids and other such illegal products.
Products Found are:
– Illegal Drugs
– Hacking Services
– Prohibited and restricted products like Weapons, Poisons etc.
You may also Check: Top 5 Terrifying Content that Exists on Dark Web
Some stories on Dark Web: The Horrifying Story Of Kidnapped British Model Chloe Ayling.
World with lot of criminal activities
Many illegal and criminal activities are carried out on a darker web. You can literally hire a hitman on the dark web. Buying weapons which are banned or without proper paper work can be done out here. Market place such as Silk Road offers the wide range of drugs list comprises of 13,756 till 2014. Drug list grouped under the headings Stimulants, Psychedelics, Prescription, Precursors, other, Opioids, Ecstasy, Dissociative, and Steroids/PEDs. The fake driving license was also offered on some portal.
Crypto-Currency is the only medium of currency
Crypto-Currency a digital currency in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify the transfer of funds, operating independently of a central bank. As everything on Dark Web is done anonymously so currency in transactions. Cash and Credit Card are of no use there. Following on from the model developed by Silk Road, contemporary markets are characterized by their use of darknet anonymised access (typically Tor), Bitcoin payment with escrow services, and eBay-like vendor feedback systems.
The core principle of Tor, “onion routing”, was developed in the mid-1990s by the United States Naval Research Laboratory employees. The major funding to TOR project was from FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES initially through the Office of Naval Research and DARPA. US Government just wanted to exploit the weaknesses of TOR which other nation is completely unaware of making it more powerful and going through its main purpose that is doing all anonymously.
Latest update on TOR project is in July’ 16 the complete board of the Tor Project resigned and announced a new board, made up of Matt Blaze, Cindy Cohn, Gabriella Coleman, Linus Nordberg, Megan Price and Bruce Schneier.