If you’re like most people, you probably think the gateway to the entire web is Google. However, Google uses a web crawler to find site content to offer you when you search for certain topics. That web crawler can only find web pages. It can’t find the invisible web – the collection of data an...
The dark web is an intentionally hidden part of the Internet. It isn’t visible to search engines and users need an anonymizing browser called Tor to access it. While not all of this reportedly 5% section of the Internet is used for illicit purposes, the dark web is known as ‘a hotbed of cr...
A major amount of data remains inaccessible as it resides in the invisible internet which is further divided into parts of deep web, and dark web. You probably never realised this. There is only a fraction of the internet that we can access from Google and Microsoft’s search platforms as well as o...
The invisible Web, as the name suggests is the invisible part of the World Wide Web which either is not indexed on the search engine or is subjected to various access restrictions. The regular search engines cannot trace or track the content uploaded on the Invisible web which means not everyone can...
Google and Bing are not capable of searching for everything. These extremely deep search engines are required to explore the invisible web. There are many areas on the internet that Google and Bing's web crawlers are unable to access, thus not everything on the internet will appear in a list of sear...
Ever since the internet's inception in the '80s, there have been many game-changing developments and innovations. Among these, some of the most exciting changes have been the existence of various web spheres. One of these has been particularly controversial, and it is the dark web. What the Dark Web...
By now, you’re probably familiar with common advice surrounding online passwords. Don’t use a sequence of numbers. Don’t use your name. Don’t reuse the same password for all of your accounts. And yet, despite the stress on such tips by experts year after year, most people ignore them. Some 8...
The dark web is full of dangerous stuff, but how does it affect your security directly? The dark web is a mysterious place with a crazy reputation. Contrary to belief, finding the dark web isn't difficult. However, learning how to navigate it safely can be, especially if you don't know what you're d...
Identity theft is such a growing problem that it’s become almost routine—Marriott, MyFitness Pal, LinkedIn, Zynga, and even Equifax (of all places) have had high-profile online data breaches in recent years, affecting hundreds of millions of people. To help combat this problem, Experian and othe...
With the U.S. presidential race entering its final sprint, a new analysis of conversations on dark web forums shows hackers discussing potential ways to be disruptive with disinformation and attacks on voting infrastructure. Data circulating on the dark web could give hackers the ammunition they nee...
Stop your data going dark We’re living in a world with more focus on cybersecurity than ever before. With the shift to widespread working from home, the pandemic has shone the spotlight on security awareness. This is true in our professional lives in order to prevent corporate information from ...
Dark Web is that area of the internet that consists of encrypted content and is not indexed by search engines. About 97% cybersecurity companies had their data exposed on the Dark Web in 2020. Some data breaches occurred as recent as in end of August, a survey by security firm ImmuniWeb found. The s...
Although both the deep web and dark web are the hidden sections of the internet, they are not synonymous and should not be confused with each other The terms ‘dark web’ and ‘deep web’ are often interchangeably used to describe the section of the internet that is home to criminal activities. ...
Law enforcement agencies working online benefit from machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) , which lead to leading solutions. ML and AI work together, and automated methods can search the dark web, detect illegal activity and bring malicious actors to justice. The interface between ...
 Threat intelligence firm KELA shared a list of more than 900 Pulse Secure VPN enterprise server usernames and passwords with ZDNet, which a hacker had posted on the dark web in plain text. The usernames and passwords, as well as IP addresses, from more than 900 Pulse Secure Virtual Private Networ...
While public safety measures have started to relax, the surge of malware accompanying the pandemic is still making headlines. As a recent study points out, hackers have created no less than 130 000 new e-mail domains related to Covid-19 to carry out what analysts now call ”fearware” attacks. A ...
Welcome to TechTours, where we will delve a little deeper into the questions many are too afraid to ask, and dive into the pools that most would just like to dip their toes. Today, we tackle the dark web. The notorious dark web has been the subject of many IT discussions and curious minds in the las...
A Trend Micro study reveals that trust in Deep Web marketplaces is diminishing due to law enforcement efforts to shut down illegal activities. A new study has revealed that the dark web marketplace isn’t as safe for users’ anonymity as it was believed to be due to the simple fact that authorit...
While the dark web offers a haven for criminals and serves as inspiration for Hollywood blockbusters, it’s much more mundane in real life. Still, many businesses feed into the fallacies surrounding the dark side of the Internet, ultimately delaying their ability to protect employees and consumers....
Introduction to dark web fraud Dark web fraud constitutes a global information security problem. The widespread availability of how-to guides providing instructions on how to commit such fraud exacerbates the problem even further. Before examining these how-to guides in detail, we need to explain th...
Financial firms continue to move to digital-first deployments, as retail branches close, and people shift to remote work. This shift makes understanding and preventing even common darknet, or dark web, threats a priority. Financial cybersecurity investment institutions need to understand what the da...
The dark web is essentially pop-up markets packed with drugs, weapons, child pornography, passports, you name it. You can even find counterfeit money or grenades. SAN DIEGO — You have probably heard about the dark web, in fact, the name itself sparks a lot of curiosity. It is a place where you can...
In 2020, phishing is just about the common kinds of cyberattacks on businesses and individuals alike. 56% of IT decision-makers state that phishing attacks will be the top security threat they truly are facing, with 32% of hacks involving phishing. Here is video phishing and how you protect your sel...
For a beginner, it is almost impossible to find a website on the Tor browser or how it works and that’s where dark web search engines help. To the layperson, their only exists one type of the Internet – the one we use for normal browsing every day. But, in reality, there are 3 main types of the ...
While public safety measures have started to relax, the surge of malware accompanying the pandemic is still making headlines. As a recent study points out, hackers have created no less than 130 000 new e-mail domains related to Covid-19 to carry out what analysts now call ”fearware” attacks. A ...
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