The Dark Net

Author: Jamie Bartlett

Publisher: Melville House

ISBN: 1612194907

Category: Law

Page: 320

View: 6734


An NPR Best Book of the Year Included in The Washington Post's Notable Nonfiction of the Year An Independent and New Statesman Book of the Year Beyond the familiar online world that most of us inhabit—a world of Google, Facebook, and Twitter—lies a vast and often hidden network of sites, communities, and cultures where freedom is pushed to its limits, and where people can be anyone, or do anything, they want. This is the world of Bitcoin, 4chan, and Silk Road, of radicalism, crime, and pornography. This is the Dark Net. In this important and revealing book, Jamie Bartlett takes us deep into the digital underworld and presents an extraordinary look at the internet we don't know. Beginning with the rise of the internet and the conflicts and battles that defined its early years, Bartlett reports on trolls, pornographers, drug dealers, hackers, political extremists, Bitcoin programmers, and vigilantes—and puts a human face on those who have many reasons to stay anonymous. Rich with historical research and revelatory reporting, The Dark Net is an unprecedented, eye-opening look at a world that doesn't want to be known.

The Dark Net

Author: Jamie Bartlett

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1612195210

Category: Law

Page: 0

View: 3527


An NPR Best Book of the Year Included in The Washington Post's Notable Nonfiction of the Year An Independent and New Statesman Book of the Year Beyond the familiar online world that most of us inhabit—a world of Google, Facebook, and Twitter—lies a vast and often hidden network of sites, communities, and cultures where freedom is pushed to its limits, and where people can be anyone, or do anything, they want. This is the world of Bitcoin, 4chan, and Silk Road, of radicalism, crime, and pornography. This is the Dark Net. In this important and revealing book, Jamie Bartlett takes us deep into the digital underworld and presents an extraordinary look at the internet we don't know. Beginning with the rise of the internet and the conflicts and battles that defined its early years, Bartlett reports on trolls, pornographers, drug dealers, hackers, political extremists, Bitcoin programmers, and vigilantes—and puts a human face on those who have many reasons to stay anonymous. Rich with historical research and revelatory reporting, The Dark Net is an unprecedented, eye-opening look at a world that doesn't want to be known.

Drugs on the Dark Net

Author: J. Martin

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137399058

Category: Social Science

Page: 92

View: 5460


This study explores the rapidly expanding world of online illicit drug trading. Since the fall of the infamous Silk Road, a new generation of cryptomarkets can be found thriving on the dark net. Martin explores how these websites defy powerful law enforcement agencies and represent the new digital front in the 'war on drugs'.

Inside the Dark Web

Author: Erdal Ozkaya,Rafiqul Islam

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1000005461

Category: Computers

Page: 266

View: 5333


Inside the Dark Web provides a broad overview of emerging digital threats and computer crimes, with an emphasis on cyberstalking, hacktivism, fraud and identity theft, and attacks on critical infrastructure. The book also analyzes the online underground economy and digital currencies and cybercrime on the dark web. The book further explores how dark web crimes are conducted on the surface web in new mediums, such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and peer-to-peer file sharing systems as well as dark web forensics and mitigating techniques. This book starts with the fundamentals of the dark web along with explaining its threat landscape. The book then introduces the Tor browser, which is used to access the dark web ecosystem. The book continues to take a deep dive into cybersecurity criminal activities in the dark net and analyzes the malpractices used to secure your system. Furthermore, the book digs deeper into the forensics of dark web, web content analysis, threat intelligence, IoT, crypto market, and cryptocurrencies. This book is a comprehensive guide for those who want to understand the dark web quickly. After reading Inside the Dark Web, you’ll understand The core concepts of the dark web. The different theoretical and cross-disciplinary approaches of the dark web and its evolution in the context of emerging crime threats. The forms of cybercriminal activity through the dark web and the technological and "social engineering" methods used to undertake such crimes. The behavior and role of offenders and victims in the dark web and analyze and assess the impact of cybercrime and the effectiveness of their mitigating techniques on the various domains. How to mitigate cyberattacks happening through the dark web. The dark web ecosystem with cutting edge areas like IoT, forensics, and threat intelligence and so on. The dark web-related research and applications and up-to-date on the latest technologies and research findings in this area. For all present and aspiring cybersecurity professionals who want to upgrade their skills by understanding the concepts of the dark web, Inside the Dark Web is their one-stop guide to understanding the dark web and building a cybersecurity plan.

The Dark Net

Author: Benjamin Percy

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0544750578

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

View: 2224


“Thrilling . . . one of the best Stephen King novels not written by the master himself. . . . The setup promises furious action, and Percy delivers, like [Richard] Matheson, like King. . . An awfully impressive literary performance.”—New York Times Book Review “Masterful crafting . . . a horror story for our times.”—Minneapolis Star Tribune The Dark Net is real. An anonymous and often criminal arena that exists in the secret far reaches of the Web, some use it to manage Bitcoins, pirate movies and music, or traffic in drugs and stolen goods. And now, an ancient darkness is gathering there as well. This force is threatening to spread virally into the real world unless it can be stopped by members of a ragtag crew, including a twelve-year-old who has been fitted with a high-tech visual prosthetic to combat her blindness; a technophobic journalist; a one-time child evangelist with an arsenal in his basement; and a hacker who believes himself a soldier of the Internet. Set in present-day Portland, The Dark Net is a cracked-mirror version of the digital nightmare we already live in, a timely and wildly imaginative techno-thriller about the evil that lurks in real and virtual spaces, and the power of a united few to fight back. “This is horror literature’s bebop, bold, smart, confident in its capacity to redefine its genre from the ground up. Read this book, but take a firm grip on your hat before you start.”—Peter Straub

The Dark Web

Author: Eamon Doyle

Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1534506209

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 200

View: 2778


Discussions of the dark web often have sinister connotations, as its capacity to enable various crimes is the aspect that most people fixate upon. However, there is nothing fundamentally criminal about the dark web. It is simply an encrypted part of the internet that allows users to remain anonymous. Nonetheless, a considerable amount of illegal activity does occur on it, making the questions of how it can be monitored and the extent to which it should be pressing issues. This volume explores the various issues related to the dark web, giving readers a better understanding of this enigmatic topic.

Casting Light on the Dark Web

Author: Matthew Beckstrom,Brady Lund

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1538120941

Category: Computers

Page: 132

View: 8216


This book is an easy-to-read and comprehensive guide to understanding how the Dark Web works and why you should be using it! Readers are led on a tour from how to download the platform for personal or public use, to how it can best be utilized for finding information. This guide busts myths and informs readers, remaining jargon-free.

The Dark Web

Author: A. J. WRIGHT

Publisher: A. B. Lawal

ISBN: 8835360935

Category: Computers

Page: 33

View: 8361


The Up to Date Book on Dark Web & Dark Net You must read this book if you want to learn about or embark on the dark web journey. In this short book, you’ll learn the chilling tales of the dark web and dark net. You will know the fundamentals, the facts and figures about the surface web, the deep web and the dark web. The book also provides a broad overview of current and emerging digital threats and computer crimes. You will be updated with crucial information on fraud and identity theft carried out daily on the dark web. Specifically you will learn: What exactly is the dark web? The origin of the deep web and dark web. Activities that take place on the dark web. How the dark web affects you. How personal data is sold on the dark web. The pieces of data most often traded on the dark web. Human organ trafficking and child pornography services in the dark web. The dark web market places. The Tor network & how the Tor browser works. The story of Ross William Ulbricht, the man behind the Silk Road. The truth about the surface web: why some sites cannot be trusted with your information. The most important things you will learn: What you can do to protect yourself from malicious activities in the dark web. How to keep your internet identity safe on a daily basis.

Weaving the Dark Web

Author: Robert W. Gehl

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262347598

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 7260


An exploration of the Dark Web—websites accessible only with special routing software—that examines the history of three anonymizing networks, Freenet, Tor, and I2P. The term “Dark Web” conjures up drug markets, unregulated gun sales, stolen credit cards. But, as Robert Gehl points out in Weaving the Dark Web, for each of these illegitimate uses, there are other, legitimate ones: the New York Times's anonymous whistleblowing system, for example, and the use of encryption by political dissidents. Defining the Dark Web straightforwardly as websites that can be accessed only with special routing software, and noting the frequent use of “legitimate” and its variations by users, journalists, and law enforcement to describe Dark Web practices (judging them “legit” or “sh!t”), Gehl uses the concept of legitimacy as a window into the Dark Web. He does so by examining the history of three Dark Web systems: Freenet, Tor, and I2P. Gehl presents three distinct meanings of legitimate: legitimate force, or the state's claim to a monopoly on violence; organizational propriety; and authenticity. He explores how Freenet, Tor, and I2P grappled with these different meanings, and then discusses each form of legitimacy in detail by examining Dark Web markets, search engines, and social networking sites. Finally, taking a broader view of the Dark Web, Gehl argues for the value of anonymous political speech in a time of ubiquitous surveillance. If we shut down the Dark Web, he argues, we lose a valuable channel for dissent.