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What is Dark web ? How to Safely browse Deep web

kiransethu46 profile image Kiran Sethumadhavan Updated on ・2 min read

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The dark web is the hidden collective of internet sites only accessible by a specialized web browser. It is used for keeping internet activity anonymous and private, which can be helpful in both legal and illegal applications. While some use it to evade government censorship, it has also been known to be utilized for highly illegal activity.

The reputation of the dark web has often been linked to criminal intent or illegal content, and "trading" sites where users can purchase illicit goods or services. However, legal parties have made use of this framework as well.

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When it comes to dark web safety, the deep web dangers are very different from dark web dangers. Illegal cyber activity cannot necessarily be stumbled upon easily but tends to be much more extreme and threatening if you do seek it out. Before we unpack the dark web’s threats, let’s explore how and why users access these sites.

HOW TO SAFELY BROWSE
DEEP WEB?

: Security Tips
You must have heard of dark web or deep web and as you
know its a scary place and its full of skilled cyber
criminals. So it becomes necessary to secure yourself
while visiting this wild part of internet. Today I am going
to tell you about some precautions that you should must
use while surfing dark web.

Secure Your Browser
Securing your browser must be your top priority as hackers
can exploit it to gain access to your machine. So lets talk
about some ways by which you can make your browser
more hardened.

  1. If a website doesn’t use HTTPS, don’t use it.

  2. Disable JavaScript using NoScript plugin

  3. Disable all the plug ins as they can be used to track/
    exploit your system

  4. Don’t use search Engines like Google which track you.
    Instead, go for DuckDuckGo which doesn’t keep the
    records or inject tracking cookies into your browser

  5. If you download something from the dark web its ok
    but consider opening it in a sandbox or a virtual machine

  6. Don’t use torrent because torrent uses a peer to peer
    connection instead of using TOR network.

  7. Don’t maximize TOR browser’s windows as it can be
    used to determine screen size of your device.

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