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Re: The Dark Web

Postby MojaveMike » Sun Jul 17, 2016 7:32 am

Malware targeting energy grids found on Dark Web :roll2:
Most likely said malware was OUTDATED, but putting OUTDATED in the headline would have decreased the sense of urgency and so that part was left out. But that's not to say that hackers wouldn't be able to learn something from the source code for the malware, assuming that the source code was available.
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Re: The Dark Web

Postby a2z » Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:32 pm

It’s About To Get Even Easier to Hide on the Dark Web
Here's a fun little read...
The next generation of hidden services will use a clever method to protect the secrecy of those addresses. Instead of declaring their .onion address to hidden service directories, they’ll instead derive a unique cryptographic key from that address, and give that key to Tor’s hidden service directories. Any Tor user looking for a certain hidden service can perform that same derivation to check the key and route themselves to the correct darknet site. But the hidden service directory can’t derive the .onion address from the key, preventing snoops from discovering any secret darknet address.

LINK: https://www.wired.com/2017/01/get-even-easier-hide-dark-web/
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Re: The Dark Web

Postby MojaveMike » Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:47 am

The arms race between those using services such as Tor and law enforcement is interesting to watch. Any new tech which provides anonymity online is eventually defeated. There are a lot of mistakes that can be made and the FBI is always putting out another honey pot to catch careless Tor users. Anyone who thinks simply using Tor is enough is either fooling himself or is a law-abiding citizen just out exploring the deep dark web and should be very careful to avoid illegal content!
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Re: The Dark Web

Postby ergot » Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:01 pm

What is the Dark Web?
Always changing. If I were going to experiment, I'd use an old computer just in case something happened...
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Re: The Dark Web

Postby CactusHugger » Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:56 am

Internet's largest 'dark market' is shut down
One "dark market" shut down, but in a few days another will replace it or an existing one will grow to fill the void. Supply and demand.
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Re: The Dark Web

Postby recluse » Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:50 am

Top 5 Deep Web Sites Dark Net via TOR Browser Guide
It's really not as bad as they say. Just be careful. :pac:
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