While cybercriminals seem to be shying away from data theft to outright extortion as their main revenue source (cue in ransomware), stealing personal information and using or selling it for further cybercriminal acts is still a serious problem.
Trend Micro’s Senior Director for Threat Research, Martin Roesler discusses Deep Web concepts, its challenges to law enforcement, and why it will continue to be used as a platform for anonymity. Read more
An in-depth look into the duality of the Deep Web—how its anonymity allows free communication and the trade of illegal goods and services. See how it impacts the real world today, and how it could evolve over the next few years. Read more
For most users, the Visible Web is all that they'll ever need, where information, products, and services can be readily accessed or searched for. But little is known about the Deep Web. What is it? How does it work? Is it legal? Is it real? Read more
A 16-month trial unprecedented in magnitude in the history of global judicial systems culminated in a decision that found the man behind the Silk Road guilty of seven charges. Here's a timeline of how the deep web has evolved through the years. Read more
While the Deep Web has often been associated with The Onion Router (Tor), this research paper introduces other networks that guarantee anonymous and untraceable access—the most renowned darknets and alternative top-level domains. Read more
According to the FBI, in the two and a half years of Silk Road’s existence, the site has generated sales totaling over 9.5 million Bitcoins and collected commissions on those sales of over 600,000 Bitcoins. Read more about Deep Web marketplaces here. Read more