The Tor Browser allows users to access regular Internet sites in an anonymized manner. In this video, Mike Chapple explains how to access the standard internet using the Tor Browser.
- [Instructor] Once you've installed the Tor browser, … you're ready to begin routing traffic anonymously … over the Tor network. … I'm back in my Windows desktop, … and I can see the Tor icon sitting here waiting for me. … I'm going to go ahead and start the Tor browser. … And then the first thing I see is a screen prompting me … to connect to the Tor network, and offering me two choices. … I can either click Connect here … to just build a normal Tor circuit, … or I can use the Configure button … to specify some details about my network. … For example, if I'd like to use an unadvertised bridge node, … I could use the configure option here … to go ahead and configure that bridge node … in my Tor browser. … I'm just going to go ahead and create a normal Tor circuit. … And what Tor is doing now, … is going and reaching out to the directory servers … and getting information about the status of the Tor network. … It's going to go ahead and then retrieve the list … of available relay nodes, …
- 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