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Some scientists peer into active volcanoes and try to read rocks. Others sift signals from space or analyse how animals behave. And then there are the cyber-ethnographers, who dedicate their careers to studying the way that people behave online. Some of these digital researchers must surely envy the...
A flourishing, global marketplace of illicit goods and services that operates in the dark recesses of the World Wide Web is creating new opportunities for cybercriminals and risks for businesses and consumers. Hacking services, narcotics, weapons, child pornography, stolen credit card numbers and ot...
When you use most search engines, you’re just scratching the surface of the world wide web. Experts say the web we know — news sites, Facebook, Wikipedia, etc. — makes up less than 1% of the entire world wide web. It is estimated that 90% of all internet data and websites are hidden from searc...
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THE MYSTERIOUS CORNER of the Internet known as the Dark Web is designed to defy all attempts to identify its inhabitants. But one group of researchers has attempted to shed new light on what those users are doing under the cover of anonymity. Their findings indicate that an overwhelming majorit...
If you’re an average reader, I’ve got your attention for 15 seconds, so here goes: We are getting a lot wrong about the web these days. We confuse what people have clicked on for what they’ve read. We mistake sharing for reading. We race towards new trends like native advertising without fixin...
The clandestine data hosted within the Dark Web is not secret anymore and has been compromised. A group affiliated with hacker collective Anonymous has managed to bring down one fifth of Tor-based websites in a vigilante move. The group infiltrated the servers of Freedom Hosting II and took dow...
Washington, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) The Dark Web, the darkest part of so-called Deep Web, was hacked to expose pages with enormous amounts of children''s pornography to the authorities, Motherboard platform reported Monday.   It is known as Deep Web the pages that carry every content that is not ...
Much of the data of the World Wide Web hides like an iceberg below the surface. The so-called 'deep web' has been estimated to be 500 times bigger than the 'surface web' seen through search engines like Google. For scientists and others, the deep web holds important computer code and its licensing ...
The internet is much more than just the publicly available, Google-able web services most online users frequent—and that’s good for free expression. Companies frequently create private networks to enable employees to use secure corporate servers, for example. And free software allows individuals...
The internet is much more than just the publicly available, Google-able web services most online users frequent – and that’s good for free expression. Companies frequently create private networks to enable employees to use secure corporate servers, for example. And free software allows...
Look around you, people of the internet. The bots. They’re everywhere. Most website visitors aren’t humans, but are instead bots—or, programs built to do automated tasks. They are the worker bees of the internet, and also the henchmen. Some bots help refresh your Facebook feed or figure o...
Table Of Contents 1. What is the Deep Web? 1.1 Databases for People Research 1.2 Other Types of Deep Web Research 1.3 Tor Websites 2. Resources 2.1 Statistics 2.2 People Research 3. Tor – The Dark Web 1. What is the Deep Web? There are many words to describe the deep web, including the invisible w...
There is no law enforcement presence in the Dark Web. 80% of its hits are reportedly connected to child pornography The Internet is massive. Millions of web pages, databases and servers all run 24 hours a day, seven days a week. But the so-called “visible” Internet — sites that can be found u...
The internet is much more than just the publicly available, Google-able web services most online users frequent – and that’s good for free expression. Companies frequently create private networks to enable employees to use secure corporate servers, for example. And free software allows...
The internet is more than it appears. Its backdoor access to an underground and untraceable world creates an environment ripe for anonymous activity. Two Colorado State University students opened up this week about their experiences with the deep web. The deep web, or the dark web, is the expanse of...
The internet is much more than just the publicly available, Google-able web services most online users frequent – and that’s good for free expression. Companies frequently create private networks to enable employees to use secure corporate servers, for example. And free software allows individu...
In today’s data-rich world, companies, governments and individuals want to analyze anything and everything they can get their hands on – and the World Wide Web has loads of information. At present, the most easily indexed material from the web is text. But as much as 89 to 96 perc...
There are more than 865 encryption tools in use worldwide, all addressing different aspects of a common problem. People want to protect information: hard drives from oppressive governments, physical location from stalkers, browsing history from overly curious corporations or phone conversations...
The large amount of leaked patient records stolen and posted for sale to the dark web in recent months has caused prices for most of those records to drop, according to new research provided to CyberScoop and conducted by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology and cybersecurity firms F...
A recently revealed a dark web scanning service was launched in the UK. The service is called OwlDetect and is available for £3,5 a month. It allows users to scan the dark web in search for their own leaked information. This includes email addresses, credit card information and bank details. T...
ON THE WEST coast of Australia, Amanda Hodgson is launching drones out towards the Indian Ocean so that they can photograph the water from above. The photos are a way of locating dugongs, or sea cows, in the bay near Perth—part of an effort to prevent the extinction of these endangered marine...
The deep web (also known more sinisterly as the dark web) has a bad reputation—black marketplaces, identities for sale, grisly and horrifying images, illegal pornography, and just about every other bad thing you can think of is available there. But there are also some really great t...
Coffee lovers will travel far and wide to seek out new blends to satisfy their craving – but would you venture into the murky world of the Dark Web to get your hands on an exclusive bag of beans? For anyone wanting to buy Chernyi Black – a unique blend from Russia – the only place you'll be ab...
A recent report conducted by cybersecurity firm Recorded Future shows that most of the cybercriminals earn between $1,000 and $3,000 a month, however, 20 percent make about $20,000 per month. According to report author Andrei Barysevich, director of Recorded Future, the data is b...
Over the past few years we have seen a surge in cyber attacks against well-known organizations, each seemingly larger than the last. As cybercriminals look for innovative ways to penetrate corporate infrastructures, the challenges for brand owners to protect their IP has steadily grown. Fraudsters w...
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