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Dark Web

The dark web refers to encrypted online content that is not indexed by conventional search engines. It is part of the World Wide Web typically used by bad actors who can remain anonymous or untraceable.

What is the difference between the dark vs. deep web?

The deep web contains pages that are not indexed by conventional search engines but can be accessed by authorized users—such as an intranet or content behind a paywall. The dark web is a subset of the deep web that can only be accessed using special tools and where users remain anonymous.

What is Tor?

Tor is a web browser designed for anonymous browsing, often used to access the dark web.

Is it illegal to access the dark web?

It is not illegal to access the dark web.