How to Access the Dark Web

You’ve probably heard the terms dark web and Tor bandied about in the media, but using them isn’t as hazardous as it may sound. It’s actually fairly easy to begin.

The dark web is a collection of pages that are not searched by a search engine such as Google. The dark web is the part of the Internet where data and content would otherwise be kept private. Email inboxes as well as Google Drive folders are stored on the deep web. They aren’t visible to the public when browsing with a standard browser.

There are many other websites on the dark web that have legitimate reasons. SecureDrop for instance, is a dark-web site that allows anonymously submitting sensitive information by whistleblowers. There are other websites that help people buy and sell stolen credentials such as passwords, credit card numbers and social security numbers. These are known as “marketplaces.’ The most famous examples are Silk Road, AlphaBay and many more.

Tor is the key to the dark web. It connects you via a variety of free servers that are scattered around the world. This makes it difficult for anyone to monitor your activities. Tor is named that way because the data it encrypts traverses a variety of layers, similar to the onion layering in pizza, which helps secure your privacy. in a new tab.


Dawkins graduated with a MBA in 2015. Since then, Dawkins has worked in the consumer service industry as an online marketer and advisor. Dawkins is also the head writer and cofounder of

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