The dark web consists of hidden servers that are both run and accessed anonymously. In this video, Mike Chapple explains the role of hidden servers on the dark web.
- [Instructor] Hidden sites are one of the most well known … services provided by Tor, … and they're what people generally refer to … when they speak of the Dark Web. … Hidden sites are web servers running on the Internet … that route all of their communications … through the Tor network. … Users wanting to access a hidden site … connect to it through Tor, … but they access it in an indirect fashion … that provides two-way anonymity. … The user doesn't know the true IP address … of the hidden site, … and the hidden site doesn't know the true IP address … of the user. … To create these links, … hidden sites use special URLs known as onion addresses. … The onion address … is a randomly generated alphanumeric address … that uniquely identifies the web server, … and takes the place of a normal domain name. … We'll look more at onion addresses in the next video. … Let's talk first about … how someone goes about creating a hidden site. … First, they build a web server … just like they would …
- What is the dark web and who uses it?
- The purpose of the Tor Browser
- Cryptography and perfect forward secrecy
- Installing the Tor Browser
- Accessing the standard internet with the Tor Browser
- Safeguarding privacy on Tor
- The role of hidden servers on the dark web
- Locating and accessing hidden websites
- Vulnerabilities in Tor