HC3 Threat Briefing TLP White – The Dark Web and Cybercrime

July 23, 2020

What is the Dark Web?

  • Technically, overlay networks that use the Internet and require specific softwareor credentials to access.
  • Surface web: indexed by Google, does not require special software or credentials to access
    • HHS.gov
  • Deep web: not indexed by Google, requires special software or credentials to access:
    • HHS’s internal SharePoint, a bank account portal
  • Dark web: requires Tor Browser, may require additional credentials, all Tor urlsend in .onion
    • Dread (dark web forum), dreadditevelidot[.]ONION
    • Note: do not attempt to visit this site on a corporate network 

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