In this article we will be explain what the dark web is and how you can access the dark web on your PC.
The internet is very big and there is probably a lot you do not know about it. Just because you know and use Facebook, twitter, Instagram and the rest does not mean you fully know what lurks behind the curtains of the internet.
Think of the internet as just the whole world and you’ve only just visited some countries, but not all. Those countries you have not been to are the dark web, while those countries you have been to are the sites you know of. Sites like Google, Facebook, Twitter etc. And for you to visit those countries you haven’t visited, you will need a visa. (The visa here being a tor browser or any other browser that gives you access to the dark web)
The Dark web is not to be mistaken with the deep web. The two have different meanings but people often use them interchangeably. The Dark Web is that part of the internet which contents can not been seen on search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing. While the Deep Web is the portion of the internet that requires special browsers in order to be accessed. In a nutshell, The dark web is just a fraction of the deep web.
This part of the internet is where anything goes because everyone on that part if the internet is completely anonymous. Almost, if not all the sites on the dark web use a special encryption tool, mostly by Tor to masked their site for the sake of anonymity. Even the users of the dark web have to used special broswers equip with some kind of encryption in order to be able to access it.
Broswers like Tor and I2P are among the browsers one can use to Access those sites on the dark web. These browsers help you mask your location by encrypting your IP and make it seems as if you are in a different location. More like a VPN but Very stronger in terms of sophistication.
Just like the users have to use a Tor browser to access the dark web. The websites on the dark we also have to be on the tor network. If the user is using another browser like I2P, then the site he/she can Access will the ones running on the I2P network. Subsequently, if the website is on a Tor network then only those using the Tor Browser than access it.
How To Access The Dark Web
⚫ Visit the Tor Project Website and Download The Tor Browser Bundle. This bundle contains all the necessary tools you are to use to Access the dark web.
⚫ Run The Downloaded File and Choose An Extraction Location.
⚫ Open the Folder you extracted the File to and Start The Tor Browser.
It is advised to cover your webcam with a tape or tin foil before running the Tor App, just to be safe.
Disclaimer: This is just a guide and we are not in any way endorsing the use of the Dark web. We are also not be held accountable for any activity carried out on the dark web that results in your computer being hacked.
Note: Do not divulge any personal information to anyone on the dark web. Also, becareful of the kind of links you click. Lastly, Do Not Download any file whatsoever from the dark web.
Due to the shady activities that take place on the dark web. It’s not surprising that most people do not even want to know about it. From selling of drugs and guns to even more crazier and bizarre things than you could possibly imagine.
Now you can go ahead and access the dark web. But Make sure you stay safe while exploring the dark web. Do leave us a comment and tell us what you think of the dark web. and if you will be accessing it anytime soon.